Key Words in Christianity / Edition 2

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Overview

Daily political events and the steady inevitability of globalism require that informed students and citizens learn something about religious traditions foreign to their own. Designed for both classroom and general use, these handy Key Words guidebooks are essential resources for those who want clear and concise explanations of common terms and unfamiliar concepts of major world religions.

Each pocket-sized volume contains definitions for over 400 terms from religious principles and significant periods to noteworthy figures.

A quick sampling of terms from this volume:

Ascension
Beatification
Catechism
Evangelical
Humanae vitae
Last Supper
Martyr
Repentance
Sermon on the Mount

Sample Definitions:

Catechism The manual of Christian doctrine in a questions and answer format generally associated with teaching those preparing for Confirmation (see Confirmation).

Sermon on the Mount The famous discourse of Jesus described in Chapter 5 of Matthew's gospel which provides the basis of Christian ethics (see Beatitudes, Lord's Prayer).

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Editorial Reviews

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"[A] necessary and valuable contribution to religious studies and the study of religions that teachers, and especially students, in higher education institutions will very much welcome." -- Teaching Theology & Religion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589011267
  • Publisher: Georgetown University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ron Geaves is professor of the comparative study of religion at Liverpool Hope University in England.

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Table of Contents

A-Z of key words in Christianity, including essential terms like:

Trinity


Transubstantiation


Sanctification


Repentance


Reformation


Predestination


Prayer


Absolution


Passion


Ordination


Baptism


Offertory


Creed


Atonement


Resurrection


Ascension


Sacrament


Catechism


Charismatic


Cathedral

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