Sheppard explores the development of Christian theology in the medieval period. A. Expertly leading readers through the major theological controversies and issues of the era, Sheppard highlights why those particular questions were so important for Christian believers at that time. Designed particularly for undergraduate courses in theology and religion, the modern age, the Westminster History of Christian Thought series offers reliable and accessible introductions to Christian thought for each major period in Christian history--the early church, the medieval era, the Reformation, and the contemporary period--and concludes with a volume on American religious thought.
In christendom at the crossroads, the introductory book in the Westminster History of Christian Thought series, J.
Chronological and Background Charts of Church History ZondervanCharts
Besides the charts themselves, a helpful bibliography and index are included. The rich tapestry of nearly 2, places, 000 years of church history overflows with persons, dates, events, and ideas. This volume in the popular zondervanCharts series visually organizes large amounts of information from the history of the church for greater understanding and ease of reference.
Students, teachers, pastors, and church history buffs will find this collection a valuable reference, one they will turn to again and again for their own information and for teaching others. This revised and expanded edition contains 126 charts 43 of which are new that cover the history of the ancient church, the American church, the modern European church, the Reformation, the medieval church, and more.
The accessible visual presentation assists in grasping not only facts, contrasts, but parallels, and relationships between those facts.
A Concise History of Christian Thought
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 Pope Benedict XVI, the book also covers major creeds, councils, and documents.
It will appeal to church leaders, interested laity, and students. 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.
Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity
The book presents Christianity as a worldwide phenomenon rather than just a Western experience. Now organized around fourteen key moments in church history, this well-received text provides contemporary Christians with a fuller understanding of God as he has revealed his purpose through the centuries. This new edition includes a new preface; updates throughout the book; revised "further readings" for each chapter; and two new chapters, including one spotlighting Vatican II and Lausanne as turning points of the recent past.
Students in academic settings and church adult education contexts will benefit from this one-semester survey of Christian history. In this popular introduction to church history, now in its third edition, Mark Noll isolates key events that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity.
Globalizing Theology: Belief and Practice in an Era of World Christianity
Christianity has also become more aware of global realities and the important role of the church in non-Western countries. Baker Academic. Church leaders must grapple with the implications for theology and ministry in an ever-shrinking world. Globalizing theology is a groundbreaking book that addresses these issues of vital importance to the church.
Used book in Good Condition. In nearly every realm of human activity, traditional boundaries are disappearing and people worldwide are more interconnected than ever. Topics covered include the challenges that globalization brings to theology, how we can incorporate global perspectives into our thinking, and the effect a more global theology has on a variety of important issues.
Daniel Carroll R. Vinoth ramachandra, Andrew Walls, and Paul Hiebert. One of the most powerful forces in the twenty-first century is the increasing phenomenon of globalization. It contains articles from leading scholars, including Tite Tiénou, Charles Van Engen, Kevin Vanhoozer, M.
Reformation Thought: An Introduction
This new edition of a classic text has been updated throughout with the very latest scholarship includes greater coverage of the Catholic reformation, and the impact of women on the reformation Explores the core ideas and issues of the reformation in terms that can be easily understood by those new to the field Student-friendly features include images, the counter-reformation, a glossary, and a chronology of political and historical ideas This latest edition retains all the features which made the previous editions so popular with readers, updated bibliographies, while McGrath's revisions have ensured it remains the essential student guide to the subject.
Reformation thought, 4th edition offers an ideal introduction to the central ideas of the European reformations for students of theology and history. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley-Blackwell. Baker Academic. Written by the bestselling author and renowned theologian, Alister McGrath, this engaging guide is accessible to students with no prior knowledge of Christian theology.
Eastern Orthodox Theology: A Contemporary Reader
Baker Academic. Used book in Good Condition. Wiley-Blackwell. Eastern orthodox church leaders celebrate and explain the nuances of their faith in Eastern Orthodox Theology, such as liturgy and sacraments, tradition, the mystical encounter between person and God, a collection of readings for those who wish to better understand key aspects of the Orthodox faith, and relations with other branches of the church.
In this new edition, two new articles have been added to update the section on Orthodoxy's relationship with the West. Articles from timothy weber the only non-Orthodox contribution and Bradley Nassif address the growing interface between the evangelical and Orthodox traditions.
The Making of the 1963 Baptist Faith and Message
Y. Chapter 6 examines in detail the work of the Committee itself and looks at those persons or groups who influenced the outcome of the Committee's work. The sbc adopted this document in 1925 under the leadership of E. Chapter 8 is the conclusion. This dissertation argues that the 1962 Committee on Baptist Faith and Message produced a document that expressed subtle shifts in Baptist theology.
Baker Academic. Chapters 4 and 5 deal with the ever-sensitive issue of the relationship between Baptist confessionalism, soul liberty, and soul competency. Used book in Good Condition. This shift had the effect of assuring the conservative base while allowing enough latitude in interpretation for those serving in the academy to teach more "progressive" views.
Wiley-Blackwell. After a first, introductory chapter, chapters 2 and 3 trace the historical developments leading to the formation of the Committee. Each chapter examines how Baptist confessionalism functioned in relation to these concepts. Of special note are the contributions made by Wayne Ward, the religion faculty of Mercer University, Leo Garrett, and the theology faculty of Southern Seminary.
Four appendices contain early drafts of the Committee's work. Biblical inspiration and interpretation were key concerns, but as chapter 3 demonstrates, other concerns drew the attention of the Committee.
Patrick of Ireland: His Life and Impact The Early Church Fathers
Patrick ministered to kings and slaves alike in the culture that had enslaved him. Early church fathers: this series relates the magnificent impact that those fathers of the early church made for our world today. Baker Academic. Used book in Good Condition. Michael haykin’s masterful biography of Patrick’s life and faith will show you how you can follow God’s call in your life.
Wiley-Blackwell. Patrick’s faith and his commitment to the Word of God through hard times is a true example of the way that God calls us to grow and to bless those around us through our suffering.
The Protestant Reformation
The protestant reformation Paperback Aug 04, 2009 Hans J. Wiley-Blackwell. Used book in Good Condition. Hillerbrand Baker Academic.
Getting to Know the Church Fathers: An Evangelical Introduction
Bryan litfin engages readers with actual people, not just abstract doctrines or impersonal events, to help them understand the fathers as spiritual ancestors in the faith. A trusted introduction to the church FathersThis concise introduction to the church fathers connects evangelical students and readers to twelve key figures from the early church.
The book requires no previous knowledge of the patristic period and includes original, easy-to-read translations that give a brief taste of each writer's thought. The first edition has been well received and widely used. This updated and revised edition adds chapters on Ephrem of Syria and Patrick of Ireland.
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