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Christian Theology: An Introduction

by Alister E. McGrath

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Alister McGrath’s Christian Theology: An Introduction is one of the most internationally-acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction to Christian theology.Fully updated 5th edition of the bestselling textbook, incorporating expanded material, numerous student features and new illustrations Features new sections on Copernicanism and Darwinism Includes extended discussions of Augustine’s doctrine of creation, Trinitarian theologies of religion, and the relation of Christianity to other faiths May be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside the Christian Theology Reader, 4th edition for a complete overview of the subject Retains the chapter structure of the 4th edition, ensuring comparability with earlier editions and courses based on these Accompanied by a revised instructor’s website featuring expanded resources including study questions and answers; visit www.wiley.com/go/mcgrath for more details and to register for access
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  tony_sturges | Aug 11, 2017 |
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  CPI | Aug 1, 2016 |
McGrath organized the most important theological topics/issues in the Christian history very succinctly compared to the boundary of study. Very helpful for the overview of Christian theology, and good guidebook for the further study for each topic. ( )
  gracesuh | Nov 10, 2015 |
SO FAR GREAT READING,GREAT BASICS. ( )
  Jim-Per | Jul 5, 2008 |
It does exactly what it says on the label! It introduces you to Christian theology. ( )
  DrJane | Aug 9, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0631225285, Paperback)

This is a completely revised and updated edition of one of the leading introductions to Christian theology. Assuming no previous knowledge, it introduces readers to the main ideas and key debates, as well as to the leading thinkers who have influenced Christian thinking over the last two thousand years.

Provides an excellent introduction to the basics of Christian theology, assuming no previous knowledge of the subject.
Outlines and explains all the main ideas and key debates that have influenced Christian theology, and identifies and explores the work of leading thinkers.
Introduces basic vocabulary, explains all technical terms, and translates every Latin, Greek and German word or phrase.
Includes a special section on 'Theological Resources on the Internet' and a dedicated web site linked to this book.
Written in a clear, straightforward and easily accessible style.
A comprehensive, one-stop, freestanding, and fully cross-referenced volume on Christian theology.
The Christian Theology Reader, also by McGrath, is designed as a helpful accompaniment to this book.

More details on the third edition of Christian Theology: An Introduction can be found on the accompanying website at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/mcgrath

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"One of the most internationally-acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction to Christian theology. The revised 5th edition includes: Entirely new sections exploring Copernicanism and Darwinism, extended discussions of Augustine's doctrine of creation, Trinitarian theologies of religion, and the relation of Christianity to other faiths... Christian Theology offers an unparalleled introduction to the concepts and key developments of 2,000 years of Christian thought. It may be used as a stand-along volume, or alongside The Christian Theology Reader, 4th edition for a complete overview of the subject"-- Provided by publisher.… (more)

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