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ISBN-13: 9780415862110
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 1120
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Leslie Houlden is an Anglican priest and Emeritus Professor of Theology at King's College, London, Earlier he taught theology in Oxford, where he was Fellow and Chaplain of Trinity College. He has taught various theological subjects, chiefly the New Testament, and has worked in the relations between the Bible and Christian doctrine. His principal books include Connections, Ethics and the New Testament and Bible and Belief
Peter Byrne was educated at the Universities of York and Oxford. Since 1975 he has been a lecturer, now senior lecturer, in the philosophy of religion at King's College, London. He is co-editor of the journal Religious Studies and is the author of Natural Religion and the Nature of Religion (1989), The Philosophical and Theological Foundations of Ethics (1992) and Religion Defined and Explained (1993, with Peter B. Clarke).

Table of Contents

General Introduction Leslie Houlden and Peter Byrne

Part I: The Bible Introduction Leslie Houlden 1. The Hebrew Bible: Formation and Character John Barton 2. The Hebrew Bible: Role in Judaism Gary Gilbert and Alan Segal 3.

The Christian Adoption of the Old Testament Gillian Evans 4. The Old Testament: Historical Study and New Roles John Rogerson 5. The New Testament: Content and Character Leslie Houlden 6. The New Testament: the Tradition of Interpretation John Muddiman 7. The

New Testament in Theology Heikki Raisanen 8. The Bible as Holy Book Stephen Prickett

Part II: The Tradition introduction Leslie Houlden 9. Jesus in History and Belief Leslie Houlden 10. The Triune God of the Bible and the Emergence of Orthodoxy

Robert Wilken 11. Christendom: Medieval Christianity David D'Avray 12. The Transition to Modernity Alister McGrath 13. The Enlightenment John Kent 14. Theology Now Keith Clements 15. Christian Theology and Other Faiths Gavin D'Costa 16.

Theology's Dialogue with Culture Frank Burch Brown

Part III: PhilosophyIntroduction Peter Byrne 17. The Concept of God Keith Ward 18. The Idea of Reason Terence Penelhum 19. Natural Theology David Pailin 20. Religious Language Mark

Wynn 21. Theology and Scientific Understanding Peter Byrne 22. Theological Anthropology Roger Trigg 23. Evil and Theology Stewart Sutherland 24. Feminism in the Philosophy of Religion Grace Jantzen

Part IV: Spirituality Introduction Leslie

Houlden 25. Spirituality and Theology Philip Sheldrake 26. Patristic Spirituality Anthony Meredith 27. Mysticism and Devotion in the Middle Ages Benedicta Ward 28. Religious Experience in the Era of Reform Rowan Williams 29. Theology and Spirituality in

the 19th and 20th Centuries Terry Tastard 30. Religious Experience and Language William J. Wainwright 31. Spirituality and Liberation Kenneth Leech 32. Spirituality and Liturgy Gordon S. Wakefield

Part V: Practical Theology Introduction Peter

Byrne 33. The Idea of Christian Ethics James M. Gustafson 34. Violence, Warfare and Peace Barrie Paskins 35. Ethics and the Personal Life Helen Oppenheimer 36. Theology, Wealth and Social Justice Jack Mahoney 37. Power and the State Edward Norman

38. The Pastoral Experience Jack Dominian 39. Theology, Medicine and Health John Morgan 40. Environmental Ethics Stephen Clark

Part VI: Christian Theology: Scene and Prospect Introduction Leslie Houlden 41. The Character and Possibility of

Christian Theology Today John Kent 42. Making Sense of God Theodore Jennings 43. The Figure of Jesus Christ in Contemporary Christianity John Macquarrie 44. The Trinity in Modern Theology Colin Gunton 45. Theology in the Narrative Node Brian Horne 46.

Theology in the Dogmatic Mode Paul Avis 47. Theology as Praxis Dan Cohn-Sherbok 48. Theology and the Future of the Church Walter Hollenweger Index

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