Christian Theology: The Classics

Christian Theology: The Classics

by Stephen R Holmes, Shawn Bawulski
     
 

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Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to thirty of the most important works of Christian theology. From the origins of Christianity to the present day, the writings of some of the most influential theologians of all time are explored – with the author, the context in which they were writing and the lasting significance of the

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Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to thirty of the most important works of Christian theology. From the origins of Christianity to the present day, the writings of some of the most influential theologians of all time are explored – with the author, the context in which they were writing and the lasting significance of the work all under the spotlight.

Classic works under discussion include:

  • Augustine of Hippo, On the Trinity
  • Martin Luther, Commentary on Galatians
  • John Calvin, The Institutes of The Christian Religion
  • Jonathan Edwards, Religious Affections
  • Karl Barth, The Church Dogmatics
  • Gustavo Gutierez, Theology of Liberation
  • St Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae
  • John Wesley, Christian Perfection

This book is the perfect introduction to the great works of theology for anyone studying or interested in Christian theology, historical theology or the history of Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415501903
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/10/2014
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen R. Holmes is senior lecturer in theology, director of teaching, and deputy head of school at the School of Divinity, University of St Andrews. He has written extensively on historical theology, treating patristic, Reformation, early modern, and contemporary theology in different publications. Alongside academic monographs and articles in all the main academic journals, he is the main author of The Practice of Theology, with Colin Gunton and Murray Rae and he is editing the revised edition of The IVP New Dictionary of Theology.

Shawn Bawulski is a PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews. He has written on the topic of grace and free will and is currently doing research in soteriology and the nature of eternal punishment

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