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An introduction to Christian theology

Author: Richard J Plantinga; Thomas R Thompson; Matthew D Lundberg
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introduction offers a survey of the key doctrinal themes of Christian theology including revelation, the triune God, and the world as creation. Having identified their biblical basis and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J Plantinga; Thomas R Thompson; Matthew D Lundberg
ISBN: 9780521870269 0521870267 9780521690379 0521690374
OCLC Number: 844686278
Notes: Originally published 2010.
Description: xx, 634 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Part I. Introduction to Theology: 1. What is theology?; 2. The critical context of theology today; Part II. Key Themes of Christian Theology: 3. Revelation and knowledge of God; 4. A tale of two theisms; 5. The triune God; 6. The world as creation; 7. Humanity in the image of God and the disfigurement of sin; 8. The problem of evil and the question of theodicy; 9. The identity and person of Jesus Christ; 10. The reconciling work of Jesus Christ; 11. The person and work of the Holy Spirit; 12. Dimensions of salvation; 13. The church and its mission; 14. Christianity in a global context; 15. Hope and the future; Part III. Historical Survey of Christian Theology: 16. Theology in the Patristic era (c.100-500 CE); 17. Theology in the Middle Ages (c.500-1400 CE); 18. Theology in the Reformation period (c.1400-1700 CE); 19. Theology in Modernity (c.1700-1960 CE); 20. Theology in the contemporary world (c.1960-present); Theological glossary; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Richard J. Plantinga, Thomas R. Thompson, Matthew D. Lundberg.
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