Heretics For Armchair Theologians

Heretics For Armchair Theologians

by Justo L. Gonzalez, Catherine Gunsalus Gonzalez
     
 

In this unique Armchair volume, noted church historians Justo and Catherine Gonzalez introduce readers to important early church figures whose teachings were denounced by the church as heresies. Instructional for what they taught and for revealing what the church wished to safeguard and uphold, these "heretics," including Marcion, Arius, Nestorius, and Pelagius,

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In this unique Armchair volume, noted church historians Justo and Catherine Gonzalez introduce readers to important early church figures whose teachings were denounced by the church as heresies. Instructional for what they taught and for revealing what the church wished to safeguard and uphold, these "heretics," including Marcion, Arius, Nestorius, and Pelagius, are engagingly presented in their contexts through a clear and accessible text that is highlighted by the humorous illustrations of Ron Hill. Heretics for Armchair Theologians is an enjoyable way to learn about the church's early life and beliefs.

Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664232054
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
10/31/2008
Series:
Armchair Theologians Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,263,096
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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