Faith of the Christian Church An Introduction to Theology

ISBN-10: 0802841511

ISBN-13: 9780802841513

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tyron Inbody

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This book is an introduction to the major doctrines of the Christian church, written for students who have not studied the teachings of the Christian church or who do not have a comprehensive background in the liberal arts.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 402
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

<b Tyron L. Inbody</b is the author of <i The Transforming God: An Interpretation of Suffering and Evil</i and <i The Many Faces of Christology</i . He has taught courses in theology at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.

Thinking about Faith
The Faith of the Christian Church
Why Complicate Things? Some Preliminary Questions about Theology
Making Sense of Faith: The Task of Theology
The Limits of Theology
Modes of Thinking Theologically
Resources for Thinking about Faith
The Question of Authority in Theology
The Primacy of Scripture
Shaped by Tradition and Traditioning
Reasoning Faith
Conformed by Experience
Revelation and Faith
The Idea of Revelation in Recent Thought
General Revelation
Special Revelation
Elemental Faith and Saving Faith
The Faith of the Church
Faith in God
Awareness of God
God in the Bible
The Theistic Concept of God
Dialectical Theism
The Triune God
Faith and the Natural World
Scripture and Creation
Creation and the Question of Origins: Creatio ex Nihilo
Six Days or Forever? Creation and Evolution
Continuing Creation and Divine Providence: Creatio Continua
Miracle and Prayer
The Threat to Faith
How Long, O Lord? Suffering and Evil
We Deserve What We Get: A Theistic Explanation of Suffering and Evil
The Devil, the Demons, and the Demonic
Why Doesn't God Do Something? Creation, Tragic Structure, and the Will of God
God with Us: God and Human Suffering
The Lack of Faith
The Image of God
Sin and Original Sin
Becoming Children of God: Developments within the Classical Tradition
Beyond the Tradition: Shame and Han
Redeemed Humanity
Faith in Jesus Christ
The Ministry of Jesus of Nazareth
The Birth and Death of Jesus
The Resurrection of Jesus
Jesus the Christ
Jesus Christ Liberator
Saving Faith
"He Was Crucified, Dead, and Buried": The Cross and Atonement
Cross Purposes: Interpreting the Atonement
Amazing Grace: The Christian Idea of Salvation
"You Are Accepted": Justification
"Be Perfect, Therefore": Sanctification
The Community of Faith
"The Lord and Giver of Life": The Holy Spirit and the Christian Life
"In Used Pots and Pans" (2 Cor. 4:7; 1 Cor. 4:13): The Identity of the Church
"One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic": The Marks of the Church
Our Ministry of Reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:18): The Mission of the Church
"The Gifts He Gave ... for the Work of Ministry" (Eph. 4:11): The Ministry of the Church
Initiating and Maintaining Faith
"Every Common Bush Afire with God": Worship in a Sacramental Universe
Christian Sacraments
The Sacrament of Initiation into the Christian Life: Baptism
The Sacrament of Maintenance of the Christian Life: Eucharist
The Fulfillment of Faith
What Can Christians Hope For? Eschatology and Apocalypticism
What Is the Goal of History?
Dying We Live: Do We Survive Our Death?
What Are God's Ultimate Purposes?
Is Jesus the Only Way to God?
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