Studying Christianity: The Critical Issues / Edition 1

Studying Christianity: The Critical Issues / Edition 1

by William H. Brackney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826498868

ISBN-13: 9780826498861

Pub. Date: 04/01/2010

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This is an essential guide to the study of Christianity. Clearly structured to cover all the major areas of study, including chapters on how Christianity has been studied, foundations and scripture, community and structure, religious values, theology and ethics, rituals and spirituality, aesthetics, and the teleological nature of Christianity, this is the ideal study

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This is an essential guide to the study of Christianity. Clearly structured to cover all the major areas of study, including chapters on how Christianity has been studied, foundations and scripture, community and structure, religious values, theology and ethics, rituals and spirituality, aesthetics, and the teleological nature of Christianity, this is the ideal study aid for those approaching Christianity for the first time. With helpful suggestions for further study, pointing students towards material such as primary sources (scriptures), films, and novels and including ideas for teaching, discussion topics, and exercises, Studying Christianity is the perfect companion for the beginning student of Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826498861
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Series:
Studying World Religions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface ix

Foreword xxv

Acknowledgments xxvii

Introduction: Approaching Christianity 1

1 Foundations and Scripture 14

2 Community and Structure 36

3 Religious Values, Theology, and Ethics 54

4 Christian Spirituality 70

5 Christian Imagery and Artistic Expression 93

6 Christian Hope and Finality 109

Afterword: Christianity as a Missionary Religion 125

Notes 140

Index 151

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