The Trinity: The Central Mystery of Christianity

The Trinity: The Central Mystery of Christianity

by Hans Schwarz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506432984
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Hans Schwarz is professor emeritus of systematic theology at the University of Regensburg, Germany. From 1967 to 1981 he was professor at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He has presented more than six hundred lectures on five continents and is the author of more than thirty books, including The Christian Faith: A Creedal Account (2014) and The Human Being: A Theological Anthropology (2013). His more than forty doctoral students teach in many different countries.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Abbreviations ix

Introduction xi

1 Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the Old Testament 1

2 Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in the New Testament 15

3 The Early Church and the Emerging Trinitarian Reflections 35

4 The Struggle over the Decision of Nicea 57

5 Developments in the Middle Ages and in the Reformation Period 79

6 Post-Reformation Developments 105

7 Perspectives of the Present Scene 135

8 A Systematic Discernment 175

In Conclusion 199

Recommended Reading List 207

Index of Subjects 209

Index of Names 213

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