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Practice of Theology A Reader

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ISBN-10: 0334028167

ISBN-13: 9780334028161

Edition: 2001

Authors: Colin E. Gunton, Stephen R. Holmes, Murray Rae

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This reader focuses on a standard theme for introductory level university courses in systematic theology. The texts are selected from a variety of positions from across the country.
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Book details

List price: $25.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540

P. H Brazier is an independent theologian and scholar living in London, UK. He is the author of Barth and Dostoevsky (2008), and editor of the late Colin E. Gunton's The Barth Lectures (2007) and Revelation and Reason (2009).

Murray Rae is a lecturer in systematic theology at King's College, London. He is the author of Kierkegaard's Vision of the Incarnation, and has co-edited The Practice of Theology and More Than a Single Issue: Theological Considerations Concerning the Ordination of Practicing Homosexuals. He is also the co-director of a research colloquium on theology and the built environment.

General Introduction
Sources for Theology
Scripture as the source of Christian theology
The authority of the Christian tradition
Creeds and confessions
The place of reason in theology
Reflecting on experience of God
The Nature of Theological Claims
Can we know anything about God anyway?
How do we know what we know?
The nature of religious language
Neutral and committed knowledge
Doing Theology Today
Modernity and postmodernity
The rise of local theologies
Christian theology in a multi-faith world
Doing Theology in the University Today
Details of Authors and Sources of Documents
Glossary of Technical Terms