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The First Christian Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Early Church / Edition 1

The First Christian Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Early Church / Edition 1

by G. R. Evans


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ISBN-13: 9780631231875
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/14/2004
Series: Great Theologians Series
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 938,190
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

G. R. Evans is Professor of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of numerous, critically-acclaimed books in the fields of patristic, medieval and Reformation history and theology, including Augustine on Evil (1982), Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates (1992), The Church and the Churches (1994), Philosophy and Theology in the Middle Ages (1993), Law and Theology in the Middle Ages (2002), and Anselm (1989). G. R. Evans is also the author of A Brief History of Heresy (2003), and the editor of The Medieval Theologians (2000), also in the Great Theologians series, both published by Blackwell.

Table of Contents


Notes on Contributors.

List of Abbreviations.

Introduction G. R. Evans (University of Cambridge).

Part I: The Bible:.

1. The First Christian Writings John Rogerson (University ofSheffield).

2. The Interpretation of Scripture Frances Young (University ofBirmingham).

Part II: The Church:.

3. The Early Idea of The Church Stuart George Hall (Universityof St. Andrew’s).

4. The Early Church in the World G. R. Evans (University ofCambridge).

5. The Imperial Ecclesiastical Lawgivers Clarence Gallagher(Campion Hall, Oxford).

Part III: Rival Traditions: Christian Theology andJudaism:.

6. Philo of Alexandria David Runia (Leiden University,University of Melbourne).

7. Christian Theology and Judaism Judith Lieu (King’sCollege London) and Paula Fredriksen (Boston University).

Part IV: Rival Traditions: Christian Theology and SecularPhilosophy:.

8. Christian Theology and Secular Philosophy John Rist(University of Toronto).

9. Justin Martyr Eric Osborn (La Trobe University,Melbourne).

10. Irenaeus of Lyons Eric Osborn (La Trobe University,Melbourne).

11. Clement of Alexandria Eric Osborn (La Trobe University,Melbourne).

12. Origen Rowan Williams (Archbishop of Canterbury).

13. Tertullian Eric Osborn (La Trobe University, Melbourne).

14. The Hermetica G. R. Evans (University of Cambridge).

Part V: The Maturing of Early Christian Theology in East andWest:.

15. Athanasius and the Arian Crisis Rowan Williams (Archbishopof Canterbury).

16. The Cappadocians Morwenna Ludlow (University ofCambridge).

17. Pseudo-Dionysius and Maximus the Confessor JanetWilliams.

18. The Syriac Tradition David Taylor (University ofBirmingham).

19. Ambrose Boniface Ramsey (Vincent Ferrer, New York).

20. Jerome G. R. Evans (University of Cambridge).

21. Augustine G. R. Evans (University of Cambridge).

22. Eutyches, Nestorius and Chalcedon G. R. Evans (University ofCambridge).

Conclusion: The End of an Era? G. R. Evans (University ofCambridge).

Consolidated List of Sources.

Index of References.

General Index.

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