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The student's companion to the theologians

Author: Ian S Markham
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Series: Wiley-Blackwell companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This companion brings together a team of contemporary theologians and writers to provide substantial introductions to the key people who shaped the Christian story and tradition. A substantial reference work, bringing together over 75 entries on the most important and influential theologians in the history of ChristianityStructured accessibly around five periods: early centuries, middle ages, reformation period, the  Read more...
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Markham, Ian S.
Student's Companion to the Theologians.
New York : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian S Markham
ISBN: 9781118496442 1118496442
OCLC Number: 902865431
Notes: Originally published as: Blackwell companion to the theologians.
I. Hooker's Life and Context.
Description: 1 online resource (1049 pages).
Contents: Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Notes on Contributors; Preface; I. Purpose of This Book; I. Selection; II. Invitation to Participation; Acknowledgments; Timeline; Early Centuries; The Apocalypse of John; Arius (c.256-336); Life; II. Writings; Theology; III. Significance; Athanasius (c.295-373); Life; II. Works; Theology; Significance; Augustine of Hippo (c.354-430); Life; II. Theology; II. Writings; Boethius (c.475-c.524); I. Life and Context; I. Intellectual Influences and Program; Logic in the Service of Theology; II. The Consolation of Philosophy. The Cappadocians (c.329-c.524)Basil of Caesarea; Gregory of Nazianzus; Gregory of Nyssa; Cyril of Alexandria (c.378-444) and Nestorius of Constantinople (c.381-c.451); Introduction; Cyril of Alexandria; Nestorius of Constantinople; Conclusion; Ephrem the Syrian (c.306-73); I. Life; I. Theology; Ignatius of Antioch (c.35-c.110); Irenaeus of Lyons (2nd century); Divine Intellect; Salvation History/Economy; Summing up/Recapitulation; Participation; John the Evangelist; Introduction; II. Theological Context and History of the Johannine Writings; II. Theological Method and Message in John. II. The Theological Agenda: Seeking the TruthII. Postscript: Johannine Effects; Marcion (c.85-c.160); Maximos the Confessor (580-662); Life; II. Works; III. Ascetical Works; II. Dogmatic Works; II. Exegetical Works; III. Liturgical Works; II. Epistles; III. Scholia to Corpus Dionysiacum; Hagiography; III. Theology; Influence; Origen (c.185-254); Life; II. Writings; II. Theology; II. Significance; The Apostle Paul; The Apostle Paul in His Immediate Context; II. The Letters of Paul as Sources for Understanding His Theology; II. Overall Theological Issues in Paul; III. Conclusion. The Synoptic Evangelists:Mark, Matthew, and LukeIntroduction; II. Mark; II. Matthew; II. Luke; Tertullian (Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus) (c.155-c.225); I. His Literary Works; I. The New Prophecy; II. Tradition; I. Scripture; II. Doctrinal Foundations; I. Manuscripts; Middle Ages; Peter Abelard (1079-1142); St Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109); Life; II. Method; III. Theology; II. Significance; Thomas Aquinas, OP (c.1224-74); Life; II. Early Education; II. Thomas and Aristotelian Philosophy; University Studies; III. Teacher and Writer; III. Thomas the Intellectual Mystic. Modern InfluenceBernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153); Bonaventure (c.1217-74); I. Life; I. Works; II. Theology; Duns Scotus (c.1266-1308); Background; II. Christocentrism and the Immaculate Conception; II. Theological Language; III. Divine Infinity and the Formal Distinction; II. The Metaphysics of the Trinity; II. God's Existence; II. The Proof for the Trinity; II. God's Knowledge and Will, Ethics, and Human Freedom; Julian of Norwich (1342-c.1416); William Ockham (c.1280-c.1349); Conclusion; Reformation Period; John Calvin (1509-64); Introduction; II. Key Influences; Richard Hooker (1554-1600).
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell companions to religion.
Other Titles: Blackwell companion to the theologians.
Responsibility: edited by Ian s. Markham.

Abstract:

This companion brings together a team of contemporary theologians and writers to provide substantial introductions to the key people who shaped the Christian story and tradition. A substantial reference work, bringing together over 75 entries on the most important and influential theologians in the history of ChristianityStructured accessibly around five periods: early centuries, middle ages, reformation period, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth-century to the presentA to Z entries range from substantial essays to shorter overviews, each of which locates.
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