The Christian Theological Tradition

The Christian Theological Tradition

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For one-semester, undergraduate-level courses in Introduction to Theology or History of the Christian Tradition.This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church.show more

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  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 703.06g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130991678
  • 9780130991676

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"What I find attractive about this book is that it lends itself easily to the interdisciplinary research, because of its historical survey character." - Michael J. Cahill, Duquesne University"I believe what makes The Christian Theological Tradition a better text is the way that it was developed ...by a collaborative effort of experts who are practitioners in the classroom, and with feedback from students. The text thereby achieves both expansiveness and depth that others do not have and, perhaps most important, it is student-friendly." - Joseph A. Currie, Fordham Universityshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction, Terence Nichols, David Smith, and Jan Michael Joncas. I. The Old Testament, David Landry. 2. The Primeval Story, David Landry and David Penchansky. 3. God's Covenant with Israel, David Smith 4. Judges, Prophets, Kings, David Penchansky and David Landry. 5. Second Temple Judaism, (520 Bce-70 ce) David Landry. II. The New Testament, Catherine Cory. 6. Jesus and the Gospels, Catherine Cory. 7. Apostolic Missions, David Landry and Catherine Cory. III. The History of Christianity, Michael Hollerich. 8. Christianity after the Apostles, Michael Hollerich. 9. The Age of the Imperial Church, Michael Hollerich. 10. Augustine of Hippo, David Hunter. 11. Eastern Christianity, Jan Michael Joncas. 12. Islam, Carol Lahurd. 13. Christianity in the Early Medieval Period, Jan Michael Joncas. 14. Christianity in the High Middle Ages, Michael Hollerich. 15. Thomas Aquinas, David Smith. 16. Christianity in the Late Medieval Period, Anne H. King. IV. The Modern Period, Terence Nichols. 17. The Renaissance, Terence Nichols. 18. Martin Luther, Shirley Jordon. 19. Other Protestant Reformers, David S. Cunningham. 20. The Catholic Reformation, Anne H. King. 21. Global Expansion and the Colonial Churches, Thaddeus Posey. 22. Modern Challenges to Christianity, Terence Nichols. 23. Christianity in the USA, Thaddeus Posey. 24. Christianity and the Contemporary Situation, Terence Nichols, David Smith, and David S. Cunningham. 25. Christianity and Other Religions, Edward Ulrich. Glossary Copyright Acknowledgments Indexshow more

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