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A brief history of theology : from the New Testament to feminist theology

Author: Derek Johnston
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fun, concise and attractive introduction to a fascinating and challenging subject. This is the ideal book for secondary school students and undergraduate students coming to theology for the first time, or indeed for anyone who just doesn't know where to start. The book examines key thinkers from the New Testament to Feminist Theology. It starts by considering some of the authors of New Testament writings and then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnston, Derek.
Brief history of theology.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(DLC) 2009275173
(OCoLC)190777949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Johnston
ISBN: 9781441122742 1441122745
OCLC Number: 676696247
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents: The first Christian theologians : St Paul --
The first Christian theologians : the Gospel writers --
St Augustine of Hippo : a father of the church --
St Thomas Aquinas : revelation and reason --
Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation --
St Ignatius Loyola and John Calvin : the two sides dig in --
John Wesley and evangelical revival --
The contexts of modern theology --
Friedrich Schleiermacher and religious feeling --
John Henry Newman and Catholic renewal --
Karl Barth and a theology of the Word --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the cost of discipleship --
Karl Rahner and human transcendence --
Rosemary Radford Ruether and women-church --
Walter Brueggemann and the Biblical imagination --
Don Cupitt and being adrift.
Responsibility: Derek Johnston.
Local System Bib Number:
150356

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Suitable for students new to the subject of theology. This book examines 16 key thinkers and concepts, from the "New Testament" to "Feminist Theology". It starts by considering some of the authors of  Read more...
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