A History of Christian Theology, Second Edition by William C. Placher,Derek R. Nelson

By William C. Placher,Derek R. Nelson

a latest vintage, A historical past of Christian Theology deals a concise but entire chronicle of the full of Christian theology, from its history within the historical past of Israel to the liberation and postliberal theologies of modern years. This up-to-date 30th anniversary comprises increased remedies of theological advancements on the finish of the 20th century, and initial trajectories for theology within the twenty-first century. it is usually up-to-date bibliographies and revised chapters on very important ideas in religious study, and their impression on theology. This up-to-date and revised version will proceed to assist the paintings of either scholars and college for years to come.

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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