Christian Theology Reader

ISBN-10: 063120637X

ISBN-13: 9780631206378

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Alister McGrath, Alister E. McGrath

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The new edition of this widely used collection of readings builds on the success of the first edition of The Christian Theology Reader. It now includes more than 300 seminal readings from the entire Christian tradition, using important sources from the patristic, medieval, Reformation, and modern periods. Each reading has been selected on the basis of audience surveys and includes a detailed individual introduction, comments, and questions.The supporting material for every reading has been classroom tested, making this Reader highly accessible for those new to the subject. Full details of the sources of the readings are provided, and all texts are cross-referenced for ease of use. It includes a wide-range of theological and denominational interests, and topical indexes allow easy access to themes throughout Christian history. This new edition also contains an updated glossary of theological terms and details of Internet holdings of theological texts for further study.Used alone or in conjunction with the author's bestselling textbook, Christian Theology: An Introduction, the second edition of this Reader is the essential guide to the key sources and texts available in the field. Both the author and publisher are committed to keeping these books available and regularly updated in the light of user comments and evaluations.More details on the second edition of The Christian Theology Reader can be found on the following website:
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List price: $46.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 707
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Alister McGrath is currently professor of theology at Oxford and principal of Wycliffe Hall. He is a consulting editor, general editor and author of several books. He lives in Oxford, England.

Mission Statement
Approaching the Readings To the Student: How to Use this Work
To the Teacher: How to Use this Book The Development of Christian Theology: An Historical Overview
Editor's Note
Getting Started: Preliminaries.Introduction
Justin Martyr on Philosophy and Theology
Clement of Alexandria on Philosophy and Theology
Tertullian on the Relation of Philosophy and Heresy
Augustine on Philosophy and Theology
The Nicene Creed
The Apostles' Creed
Anselm of Canterbury's Proof for the Existence of God
Gaunilo's Reply to Anselm's Argument
Thomas Aquinas on Proofs for the Existence of God
Thomas Aquinas on the Principle of Analogy
William of Ockham on Proofs of God's Existence
Martin Luther on the Theology of the Cross
John Calvin on the Nature of Faith
The Heidelberg Catechism on Images of God
John Locke on the Formation of the Concept of God
Ren_ Descartes on the Existence of God
Blaise Pascal on Proofs for the Existence of God
Blaise Pascal on the Hiddenness of God
Immanuel Kant on Anselm's Ontological Argument
S?ren Kierkegaard on the Subjectivity of Truth
The First Vatican Council on Faith and Reason
John Henry Newman on the Grounds of Faith
Adolf von Harnack on the Origins of Dogma
Karl Barth on the Nature and Task of Theology
Ludwig Wittgenstein on Analogy
Ludwig Wittgenstein on Proofs for the Existence of God
Vladimir Lossky on Apophatic Approaches to Theology
Dietrich Bonhoeffer on God in a Secular World
Paul Tillich on the Method of Correlation
Sallie McFague on Metaphor in Theology
Gustavo Guti_rrez on Theology as Critical Reflection
Brian A. Gerrish on Accommodation in Calvin's Theology
George Lindbeck on Postliberal Approaches to Doctrine
Dumitru Staniloae on the Nature of Dogma.For Further Reading
The Sources of Theology.Introduction
The Muratorian Fragment on the New Testament Canon
Irenaeus on the Role of Tradition
Hippolytus on Typological Interpretation of Scripture
Clement of Alexandria on the Fourfold Interpretation of Scripture
Tertullian on Tradition and Apostolic Succession
Origen on the Three Ways of Reading Scripture
Cyril of Jerusalem on the Role of Creeds
Augustine on the Literal and Allegorical Senses of Scripture
Jerome on the Role of Scripture
Vincent of L_rins on the Role of Tradition
Bernard of Clairvaux on the Allegorical Sense of Scripture
Stephen Langton on the Moral Sense of Scripture
Ludolf of Saxony on Reading Scripture Imaginatively
Jacques Lef+vre d'Etaples on the Senses of Scripture
Martin Luther on the Fourfold Sense of Scripture
Martin Luther on Revelation in Christ
John Calvin on the Natural Knowledge of God
John Calvin on the Relation between Old and New Covenants
The Council of Trent on Scripture and Tradition
The Gallic Confession on the Canon of Scripture
The Belgic Confession on the Book of Nature
Melchior Cano on the Church as Interpreter of Scripture
The Formula of Concord on Scripture and the Theologians
King James I on the Relation of Old and New Testaments
Roberto Bellarmine on Protestant Biblical Interpretation
The King James Translators on Biblical Translation
Sir Thomas Browne on the Two Books of Revelation
Francis White on Scripture and Tradition
Philip Jakob Spener on Scripture and the Christian Life
Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf on Reason and Experience
Jonathan Edwards on the Beauty of Creation
William Paley on
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