Catalogue Volume 4, Nos. 1-5

Catalogue Volume 4, Nos. 1-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ..."Studies in Theology." Earlier volumes in the series received notice in these columns as they came from the press. The publishers of the series are to be congratulated upon their venture to supply for the English reader a collection of handbooks on the great subjects of theology corresponding to the theological handbooks published in Germany by J. C. B. Mohr of Tubingen (Grundriss der Theologischen Wissenschaften), and Quelle und Meyer of Leipzig (Evangelisch-theologische Bibliothek). The "Studies" are intended for ministers, theological students, and general Bible readers. They are not to take the place of more lengthy works on the subjects treated, but are to serve rather as an intelligent introduction, giving a complete survey of the field of their investigation without going too much into detail. They might well be used in the class-room as a basis for lectures, saving the instructor and student the tiresome and mechanical process of dictation. It must be considered cause for regret that the series (to be complete in twelve volumes), does not embrace a wider scope of subjects, furnishing a general view of the entire range of theology and related studies. In the preparation of the volume under review the author has had a difficult task set for him; to trace the development of Christian thought from the Apostolic Age to the dawn of the Reformation, always keeping on the proscenium the leading movements in the march of fifteen centuries of Christian thought, is not the work of a tyro, and the task becomes especially difficult when the writer is confined to the limits of a volume of 256 pages. "On the one side was the danger of so emphasising detail as to make the book a pocket dictionary of names and opinions; on the...show more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537947
  • 9781236537942