Readings in Christian Thought / Edition 2

Readings in Christian Thought / Edition 2

by Hugh T. Kerr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0687355478

ISBN-13: 9780687355471

Pub. Date: 03/28/1990

Publisher: Abingdon Press

Illuminates the history and development of Christian thought by offering selections from the writings of 55 great Christian theologians. The volume includes substantial excerpts from notable women theologians and from black and liberation perspectives, plus a new section from deceased theologians such as Thomas Merton, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Karl Rahner. Each…  See more details below

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Illuminates the history and development of Christian thought by offering selections from the writings of 55 great Christian theologians. The volume includes substantial excerpts from notable women theologians and from black and liberation perspectives, plus a new section from deceased theologians such as Thomas Merton, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Karl Rahner. Each passage is prefaced by detailed introductory comments on the life and thought of each theologian and the significance of his/her work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687355471
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
03/28/1990
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
403
Sales rank:
260,707
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

I. ORTHODOXY AND HERESY IN THE EARLY CHURCH,
1. Justin Martyr (c. 100-165),
2. Perpetua (c. 181-203),
3. Irenaeus (c. 130-202),
4. Tertullian (c. 160-c. 220),
5. Origen (c. 185-254),
6. Augustine (354-430),
7. John of Damascus (c. 614—c. 749),
8. The Ecumenical Creeds,
II. SCHOLASTICISM AND MYSTICISM IN THE MIDDLE AGES,
9. Anselm (1033-1109),
10. Abelard (1079-1142),
11. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153),
12. Peter Lombard (c. 1100-1160),
13. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226),
14. Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274),
15. Duns Scotus (c. 1264-1308),
16. William Ockham (c. 1300-c. 1349),
17. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380),
18. Julian of Norwich (1342-1423),
19. Thomas à Kempis (c. 1380-1471),
III. REFORMATION AND POST-REFORMATION,
20. Martin Luther (1483-1546),
21. Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560),
22. John Calvin (1509-1564),
23. Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575),
24. Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556),
25. The Council of Trent (1545-1563),
26. Menno Simons (1496-1561),
27. The Westminster Confession of Faith (1643-1647),
28. John Woolman (1720-1772),
29. John Wesley (1703-1791),
30. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758),
IV. CREATIVE RELIGIOUS IDEAS IN THE MODERN AGE,
31. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804),
32. Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834),
33. David Friedrich Strauss (1808-1874),
34. Albrecht Ritschl (1822-1889),
35. Horace Bushnell (1802-1876),
36. John Henry Newman (1801-1890),
37. Fannie Barrier Williams (1855-1944),
38. Elizabeth Cody Stanton (1815-1902),
39. Adolf von Harnack (1851-1930),
40. William James (1842-1910),
41. Rudolf Otto (1869-1937),
42. Ernest Troeltsch (1865-1923),
43. Walter Rauschenbusch (1861-1918),
V. THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY,
44. Sören Kierkegaard (1813-1855),
45. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965),
46. Karl Barth (1886-1968),
47. Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971),
48. Georgia Harkness (1891-1974),
49. Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976),
50. Paul Tillich (1886-1965),
51. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945),
52. Pope John XXIII (1882-1963),
53. Karl Rahner (1904-1984),
54. Thomas Merton (1915-1968),
55. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968),
VI. THE CONTEMPORARY QUEST,

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