A History of the Development of Doctrine Christian Doctrine and Modern Culture (Since 1700) v. 5 New edition
By (author) Jaroslav Pelikan
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Christian Tradition by Jaroslav Pelikan
Book DescriptionJaroslav Pelikan begins this volume with the crisis of orthodoxy that confronted all Christian denominations by the beginning of the eighteenth century and continues through the twentieth century in its particlar concerns with ecumenism. The modern period in the history of Christian doctrine, Pelikan demonstrates, may be defined as the time when doctrines that had been assumed more than debated for most of Chrisitan history were themselves called into question: the idea of revelation, the uniqueness of Christ, the authority of Scripture, the expectation of life after death, even the very transcendence of God.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226653808
(230mm x 150mm x 27mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jaroslav Pelikan
Imago Dei, Paperback (September 2011)
Charts the theological defense of icons during the Iconoclastic controversies of the eighth and ninth centuries, whose high point came in AD 787, when the Second Council of Nicaea restored the cult of images in the church. This title demonstrates how the dogmas of the Trinity and the Incarnation eventually provided the basic rationale for images.
Credo, Paperback (December 2005)
One of the world's leading theologians offers important insights into the history and significance of Christian creeds.
Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution, Hardback (April 2004)
Jaroslav Pelikan compares the methods by which the official interpreters of the Bible and the Constitution - the Christian Church and the Supreme Court, respectively - have approached the necessity of interpreting, and reinterpreting, their important texts.
Jesus Through the Centuries, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Jaroslav Pelikan
A discussion about how each age created Jesus in its own image, discovering in his life and teachings the answers to fundamental questions of human life and destiny. It studies the images of Jesus cherished by successive ages, suggesting that the depictions are key to understanding each era.
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Author Biography - Jaroslav Pelikan
Jaroslav Pelikan (1923-2006) was Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University.
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