Encyclopedia of Christian Theology

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The Encyclopedia of Christian Theology, translated from the French Dictionnaire Critique de Theologie 2nd Edition, features over 530 entries, contributed by 250 scholars from fifthteen different countries. Alphabetically arranged entries provide the reader a critical overview of the main theological questions and related topics, including concepts, events, councils, theologians, philosophers, movements, and more.

Hailed as a "masterpiece of scholarship," this reference work will be of great interest and use for scholars, students of religion and theology as well as general readers.
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  • Mixed media product | 1928 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 120.65mm | 6,441g
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1579582508
  • 9781579582500
  • 2,422,545

Table of contents

Albert the Great Alexandria, School of Alphonsus Liguori Anabaptists Analogy Angels Anhypostasy Anima ls Anselm of Canterbury Anthropology Anthropomorphism Antioch, School of Apocalyptic Literature Apocatastasis Apocrypha Apollinarianism Ap ologists Apostle Apostolic Fathers Apostolic Succession Appropriation Aquinas, Thomas Arianism Aristotelianism Asceticism Aseitas A ttributes, Divine Augustine of Hippo Balthasar, Hans Urs von Banezianism-Molinism-Baianism Baptists Barth, Karl Basile (The Great) of Caesarea Basel-Ferrara-Florence, Council of Beatitude Beauty Being Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint Bible Biblical Theology Boethius Bonaventure Bonhoeffer, Dietrich Bucer, Martin Bultmann, Rudolf Calvin, John Calvinism Canon of Scriptures Carmel Catechesis Catholicism Chalcedon, Council of Character Chartres, School of Childhood, Spiritual Christ/Christology Christ's Consciousness Chrysostom, John Church and State Circumincession Collegiality Commandments, Ten (Decalogue) Communion Conciliarism Confirmation Congr egationalism Constance, Council of Consubstantial Contemplation Cosmos Council Coupl e Covenant Creation Credibility Creeds Cult Cult of Saints Cyprian of Carthage Cyril of Alexandria Deacon Deaconesses Defense, Legitimate Deism/Theism Deity Descent into Hell Divine Jealousy Docetism Dogma Dogmatic Theology Donatism Easter Ecclesiology Ecology Ecum enical Council of Churches Edwards, Jonathan Ephesus, Council of Epieikeia Erasmus Eschatology Eternity of God Ethics, Sexual Eucharist Evil Exegesis Existence of God, Proofs of Experience Expiation Faith Family Family (Confessional) Father Fathers of the Church Fear of God Filiation Filioque Flesh Fundamental Theology Fundamentalism Gallicanism Glory of God Gnosis God Good Gospels Grace Gregory of Nazianzen Gregory of Nyssa Gregory Palamas Gregory the Great Hardening Healing Heart of Christ Hegel, Georg William Frederick Hegelianism Heidegger, Martin Hell Hellenization of Christianity Hermeneutics Hesychasm Hierarchy Hilary of Poitiers History History of the Church Holy Oils Holy Scripture Holy Spirit Hope Humanism, Christian Huss, John Hypostatic Union Idioms, Communication of Idolatry Images Immutability/Impassibility, Divine Incarnation Inculturation Indefectibility of the Church Indulgences Infallibility Infinite Initiation, Christian Intention Intercommunion Intertestament Ire naeus of Lyons Israel Jerusalem Jesus, Historical Johannine Theology John of the Cross Judeo-
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'Wide-ranging in its approach to all aspects of Christian theology... A reference work of high quality that will serve as an excellent research tool in both academic and public libraries... Highly recommended.' -- Library Journal

'This comprehensive critical handbook crosses all denominations and is a milestone reference... The far-ranging subject matter has been thoughtfully contained in 500 alphabetically arranged articles... Thorough and scholarly, the articles have been written for a university-level audience.' -- Reference & Research Book News~

'The editors have aimed for legibility, intellectual honesty, and historical precision.' -- American Reference Books Annual

'Recommended. General and academic collections.' -- Choice

'The articles are extremely well-researched and well-written and cover a wide range of Christian theological concepts... In all, the Encyclopedia of Christian Theology is an excellent scholarly reference work, aimed at a university-level audience... It should be included in all theological libraries and major reference collections.' -- Reference & User Services Quarterly

'Lacoste's Encyclopedia has everything a modern encyclopedia should have' -- Book Reviews

'this can certainly be interpreted as a (justified) recognition of the outstanding quality of Lacoste's work' -- Book Reviews
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