The Christian Theology Reader / Edition 4

The Christian Theology Reader / Edition 4

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by Alister E. McGrath
     
 

This bestselling volume is now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, bringing together 378 readings, drawn from over 230 sources, and charting 2,000 years of Christian history.

Key features of this popular reader include:

  • Each reading illustrates a key doctrine, point of view, intellectual development, or theological landmark

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Overview

This bestselling volume is now available in a fully updated and expanded fourth edition, bringing together 378 readings, drawn from over 230 sources, and charting 2,000 years of Christian history.

Key features of this popular reader include:

  • Each reading illustrates a key doctrine, point of view, intellectual development, or theological landmark
  • Every reading is accompanied by its own introduction, commentary and study questions
  • New material includes several readings on religion and science, an expanded coverage of feminist theological voices, extracts from radical Protestant perspectives, and more contemporary theology
  • Features additional writers, including: Pope Benedict XVI, John Polkinghorne, John Milbank, Elizabeth A. Johnson, and John Yoder

This user-friendly volume is also accompanied by a fully revised and expanded website, packed with ideal resources for students. The new edition of the Reader may be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th edition for a complete overview of the subject.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470654842
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Wiley Desktop Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
644
Sales rank:
130,528
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Study Panels
Preface
Approaching the Readings
How to Use this Book
Acknowledgments
1Getting Started: Preliminaries2
2The Sources of Theology40
3The Doctrine of God90
4The Person of Christ134
5Salvation in Christ174
6Human Nature, Sin, and Grace210
7The Church258
8The Sacraments288
9Christianity and Other Religions318
10Last Things352
Details of Theologians375
Details of Conciliar, Creedal, and Confessional Material390
A Glossary of Theological Terms392
Suggestions for Further Reading408
Theological Timeline415
Index420

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