An Introduction 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Alister E. McGrath
Christianity by Alister E. McGrath
Book DescriptionThis new edition of the popular textbook by leading theologian, Alister E. McGrath, will be essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the dynamics of the world's largest religion. Fully revised to include greater coverage of the Catholic perspective, contemporary issues, non-Western Christianity, globalization and women, this is a truly comprehensive, lively, and jargon-free introduction to Christianity. It is written for beginners to this subject, and assumes no knowledge of Christian beliefs or practices.This work: includes an introduction to biblical sources and discussion of the central figure of Jesus; features comprehensive discussions of Christian theology, the history of Christianity from its origins to the present day, and Christianity in the modern world; increases coverage of contemporary issues, the Catholic perspective, non-Western Christianity, globalization and women; and, contains accessible and student-friendly features, including numerous illustrations, suggestions for further reading, a glossary of Christian terms, and brief readings from illustrative Christian sources.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405108997
(232mm x 189mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alister E. McGrath
Christian Theology Reader, Paperback (October 2016)
Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath s The Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content.
Christian Theology, Paperback (October 2016)
Christian Theology: An Introduction, one of the most internationally-acclaimed Christian theology textbooks in use, has been completely rewritten for the 6th edition. It now features new and extended material and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction for students.
Emil Brunner, Paperback (August 2016)
Emil Brunner: A Reappraisal presents a comprehensive intellectual history and appraisal of Emil Brunner, the highly influential Swiss theologian who was instrumental in shaping modern Protestant theology. Renowned theologian Alister E.
Re-Imagining Nature, Paperback (July 2016)» View all books by Alister E. McGrath
Reimagining Nature is a new introduction to the fast developing area of natural theology, written by one of the world s leading theologians. The text engages in serious theological dialogue whilst looking at how past developments might illuminate and inform theory and practice in the present.
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Author Biography - Alister E. McGrath
Alister E. McGrath is Professor of Historical Theology at Oxford University. He is a world-renowned theologian, and the author of numerous titles available through Blackwell Publishing, including Dawkins' God (2005), Theology: The Basics (2004), A Brief History of Heaven (2003), Christian Theology: An Introduction 3rd edition (2001), The Christian Theology Reader 2nd edition (2001), and Historical Theology (1998). He is also the author of In the Beginning: The Story of the King James Bible (2001) and The Twilight of Atheism (2004).
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