Concise History of Christian Thought

ISBN-10: 0801031591

ISBN-13: 9780801031595

Edition: 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Tony Lane

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A Concise History of Christian Thought offers a succinct, readable survey of key Christian thinkers and significant theological developments from the church's inception to the present. In addition to surveying over one hundred important Christian thinkers from Justin Martyr to Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI), the book also covers major creeds, councils, and documents. Representative extracts allow the reader to hear from each of the key thinkers in his or her own words.After having sold more than 50,000 copies in its earlier editions, the current edition has been refined and updated throughout and includes new material on key contemporary thinkers. It will appeal to church leaders, interested laity, and students.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 6/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 346
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430

Tony Lane (DD, University of Oxford) is professor of historical theology at the London School of Theology. He is the author of A Concise History of Christian Thought and Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue. A world-class Calvin scholar, he abridged the Institutes into a popular student edition and also edited the translation of Calvin's Bondage and Liberation of the Will.

The church of the fathers to A.D. 500
Greek philosophy
Apostolic fathers
Justin Martyr
Clement of Alexandria
Eusebius of Caesarea
Council of Nicea (325)
Ephrem the Syrian
Cyril of Jerusalem
Cappadocian fathers
Council of Constantinople (381)
John Chrysostom
Cyril of Alexandria
Council of Ephesus (431)
Theodoret of Cyrus
Leo the Great
Council of Chalcedon (451)
Apostle's Creed
The eastern tradition from A.D. 500
Dionysius the Areopagite
Council of Constantinople (553)
Maximus the Confessor
Council of Constantinople (680-81)
John of Damascus
Council of Nicea (787)
Simeon the new theologian
Gregory Palamas
Confession of Dositheus (1672)
Vladimir Lossky
The medieval West (A.D. 500-1500)
Athanasian creed
Council of Orange (529)
Gregory the Great
John Scotus Erigena
Peter Abelard
Bernard of Clairvaux
Peter Lombard
Joachim of Fiore
Fourth Lateran Council (1215)
Francis of Assisi
Thomas Aquinas
John Duns Scotus
William of Ockham
Thomas Bradwardine
John Tauler
Catherine of Siena
John Wyclif
Jan Hus
Council of Florence (1438-45)
Thomas a Kempis
Gabriel Biel
Reformation and reaction (1500-1800)
Desiderius Erasmus
The Lutheran tradition
Martin Luther
Philip Melanchthon
Augsburg confession (1530)
Formula of Concord (1577)
Philip Jakob Spener
The reformed tradition
Ulrich Zwingli
Martin Bucer
John Calvin
Heinrich Bullinger
Heidelberg catechism (1563)
Jakob Arminius
Synod of Dort (1618-19)
Jonathan Edwards
The Anabaptists
Schleitheim confession (1527)
Menno Simons
The British reformation
William Tyndale
Thomas Cranmer
John Knox
Thirty-nine articles
Richard Hooker
William Perkins
Westminster confession
John Owen
Richard Baxter
Second London confession (1677)
John Bunyan
John and Charles Wesley
The Roman Catholic response
Gasparo Contarini
Ignatius Loyola
Council of Trent (1545-63)
Teresa of Avila
John of the Cross
Robert Bellarmine
Blaise Pascal
Christian thought in the modern world (1800 onwards)
The liberals
Friedrich Schleiermacher
Albrecht Ritschl
Adolf von Harnack
Rudolf Bultmann
Paul Tillich
John Hick
The Evangelicals
Charles Finney
B. B. Warfield
G. C. Berkouwer
John Stott
Lausanne Congress (1974)
The new orthodoxy
Soren Kierkegaard
P. T. Forsyth
Karl Barth
Gustaf Aulen
Barmen declaration (1934)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Reinhold Niebuhr
Jurgen Moltmann
Wolfhart Pannenberg
Other developments
Process theology
Kosuke Koyama
John Mbiti
George Lindbeck
The Roman Catholics
John Henry Newman
Ineffabilis Deus (1854)
First Vatican Council (1869-70)
Munificentissimus Deus (1950)
Second Vatican Council (1962-65)
Karl Rahner
Hans Urs von Balthasar
Hans Kung
Gustavo Gutierrez
Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI
Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza
Catechism of the Catholic church (1994)
The ecumenical movement
World Council of Churches
Baptism, eucharist and ministry (1982)
Joint declaration on the doctrine of justification (1999)
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