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The heritage of Christian theology could be a daunting, even forbidding box for the amateur, who sees neither the necessity for nor pertinence of rummaging round dusty outdated texts. This people-friendly quantity, a full-scale reader within the heritage of Christian theology, deals a simple, non-threatening, sometimes funny but really thorough access into Christianity's important texts from the Apostolic Fathers to Mary Daly. it's also enlivened via dozens of cartoons via wealthy Diesslin.
Highly available introductions to 5 sessions precede short introductions to and texts from greater than fifty key thinkers. The texts spotlight perennial topics and questions in Christian culture, specially the which means and significance of Jesus, demanding situations to the institutional church, tensions of religion and cause, spirituality, and the Christian quest for social justice. the recent variation, part back as huge because the unique, provides major paintings from the Cappadocian Fathers and the Christological controversialists, the Franciscan culture, the unconventional and English reforms, and deeper assurance of twentieth-century theologians. With studying aids, research-paper feedback and consultant, and thesaurus.
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