By William C. Placher,Derek R. Nelson
William C. Placher.is to be congratulated for having performed what many could have thought of very unlikely. In somewhat greater than three hundred pages he has chronicled the full background of Christian theology, from its historical past within the heritage of Israel to some of the modes of liberation theology within the overdue twentieth century. in addition, he has touched just about all of the real bases and has handled major figures, matters, events in an incisive and illuminating demeanour. This highbrow historical past, a narrative of individuals and their rules, is a pride to learn. I expect it will likely be typical not just in collage and seminaries, but additionally in lay institutes and examine teams. -- John D. Godsey within the Christian Century
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