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Christian thought : a historical introduction

Author: Chad V Meister; J B Stump
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought. Highlighting the important but often neglected role of women and the influence of non-Christian ideas  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Meister, Chad V., 1965-
Christian thought.
London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2010
(DLC) 2009041547
(OCoLC)166382966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chad V Meister; J B Stump
ISBN: 9780203851937 0203851935 9781282629646 1282629646
OCLC Number: 649831469
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 540 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Introduction --
Incubations and origins : the ancient period --
The pre-history of Christian thought --
Jesus of Nazareth --
The Apostle Paul : his thought and context --
The break from Judaism --
Definition and resistance : the Patristic period --
Persecution of Christians --
Spirituality and asceticism : the desert fathers and mothers --
The Christian apologists : interacting with gnosticism and other "heresies" --
The early church councils : Christological controversy and definition --
Trinitarian debate --
Formation of the New Testament canon --
Augustine : philosopher, theologian, and church father --
Establishment and diversification : the medieval period --
Monasticism of the early Middle Ages --
Eastern Christianity splits from the West --
Anselm, Abelard, and Bernard --
Islam and Judaism in the middle ages --
Women and theology in the Middle Ages --
Thomas Aquinas --
Preparation for reform --
Protest and revolution : the Reformation period --
Martin Luther --
The Reformed tradition --
Protesting against the Protestants : Anabaptism and the Radical Reformation --
Reformation continues : the English and the Catholics --
Enlightenment and evolution : the modern period --
The challenge of modernism --
Pietism and revivalism --
Romanticism's response to Enlightenment theology --
Neo-orthodoxy : Karl Barth and others --
Major theological traditions and developments in the twentieth century --
Conclusion : recent and emerging themes.
Responsibility: Chad Meister and J.B. Stump.
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