Christian Theology: An Introduction / Edition 5

Christian Theology: An Introduction / Edition 5

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by Alister E. McGrath
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1444335146

ISBN-13: 9781444335149

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Alister McGrath’s Christian Theology: An Introduction is one of the most internationally-acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation

Overview

Alister McGrath’s Christian Theology: An Introduction is one of the most internationally-acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction to Christian theology.

  • Fully updated 5th edition of the bestselling textbook, incorporating expanded material, numerous student features and new illustrations
  • Features new sections on Copernicanism and Darwinism
  • Includes extended discussions of Augustine’s doctrine of creation, Trinitarian theologies of religion, and the relation of Christianity to other faiths
  • May be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside the Christian Theology Reader, 4th edition for a complete overview of the subject
  • Retains the chapter structure of the 4th edition, ensuring comparability with earlier editions and courses based on these
  • Accompanied by a revised instructor’s website featuring expanded resources including study questions and answers; visit www.wiley.com/go/mcgrath for more details and to register for access

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444335149
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
536
Sales rank:
116,856
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface

To the Student: How to Use this Book

To the Teacher: How to Use this Book

The Structure of the Book: The Fifth and Sixth Editions Compared

Video and Audio Study Resources

Part I Landmarks: Periods, Themes, and Personalities of Christian Theology

Introduction

1 The Patristic Period, c.100–c.700

2 The Middle Ages and the Renaissance, c.700–c.1500

3 The Age of Reformation, c.1500–c.1750

4 The Modern Period, c.1750 to the Present

Part II Sources and Methods

5 Getting Started: Preliminaries

6 The Sources of Theology

7 Knowledge of God: Natural and Revealed

8 Philosophy and Theology: Dialogue and Debate

Part III Christian Theology

9 The Doctrine of God

10 The Person of Jesus Christ

11 The Nature and Basis of Salvation

12 The Holy Spirit

13 The Trinity

14 Human Nature, Sin, and Grace

15 The Church

16 The Sacraments

17 Christianity and World Religions

18 Last Things: The Christian Hope

Jargon-Busting: A Glossary of Theological Terms

Sources of Citations

Acknowledgments

Index

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Christian Theology: An Introduction 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While the book does contain all of the materials, it is not concurrent with the page numbers of the print copy. Some work on formatting is needed.