Christian Theology: An Introduction / Edition 5by Alister E. McGrath
Pub. Date: 10/19/2010
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… See more details below
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. A revised 5th edition of the bestselling textbook, now completely up-to-date with expanded material, and packed throughout with 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-along 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 comparatability 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.
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Table of Contents
List of Illustrations.
To the Student: How to Use this Book.
To the Teacher: How to Use this Book.
PART I LANDMARKS: PERIODS, THEMES, AND PERSONALITIES OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY.
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 Doctrine of the Trinity.
11 The Doctrine of the Person of Christ.
12 Faith and History: The Christological Agenda of Modernity.
13 The Doctrine of Salvation in Christ.
14 The Doctrines of Human Nature, Sin, and Grace.
15 The Doctrine of the Church.
16 The Doctrine of the Sacraments.
17 Christianity and the World Religions.
18 The Last Things: The Christian Hope.
A Glossary of Theological Terms.
Sources of Citations.
Acknowledgments of Figures.
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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.