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A history of Christian thought.

Arthur Cushman McGiffert

A history of Christian thought.

from Jesus to John of Damascus.

by Arthur Cushman McGiffert

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Published by Scribners in NewYork .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13967253M

Terms and definitions are formed from the headings in Tony Lane's book A Concise History of Christian Thought. I have also added "tag" words to the definitions which may help conjure up for you key concepts or themes in Lane's discussions of each term, or even just the general essence or flavor of . In this book, the authors have presented a very helpful study of the subject of Christian education, tracing the history of the discipline from the Old Testament to the present. As the publisher’s notes on the book cover state, the subject is presented “against the backdrop of wider philosophical thought and historical events and show how.

Description From The Publisher: In A History of Christian Thought, Paul Tillich has accomplished the supremely difficult feat of creating a work at once brilliantly authoritative and comprehensive, while remaining clear and uncluttered by scholarly annotation and ally delivered as lectures at the Union Theological Seminary and at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago. In The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1, Justo L. González, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought, presents a narrative history of Christianity from the early church to the dawn of the Protestant Jesus' faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully traces core theological issues and developments within the various.

Book Description. The story of Christian thought is essential to understanding Christian faith today and the last two millennia of world history. This fresh and lively introduction explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought, from .   A magisterial work of American theological history—authoritative, insightful, and unparalleled in scope This book, the most comprehensive survey of early American Christian theology ever written, encompasses scores of American theological traditions, schools of thought, and thinkers.


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"Scholars and other interested readers will appreciate the succinct, authoritative work of Jonathan Hill in this book. Serious differences now exist on how best to relate the history of Christian thought, but Hill does good work with how he has chosen to tell the story." (Mark Noll, Francis A.

McAnaney Professor of History, University of Notre Cited by: 4. A History of Christian Thought, Vol. 1: From the Beginnings to the Council of Chalcedon Paperback – July 1, by Justo L. Gonzalez (Author) out of 5 stars 25 ratings.

Book 1 of 3 in the A History of Christian Thought Series. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats Cited by: Based on Paul Tillich's lectures as professor of theology at the Union Theological College (NY), "A History of Christian Thought" provides an introduction into Christian belief from the ancient Church, the Hellenistic philosophy, through the Roman Empire, Middle Ages until today (s)/5.

The first volume of a popular set that amply displays Gonzlez's grasp of overarching themes, as well as his enthusiasm for the subject. pages, softcover. Abingdon. History of Christian Thought, Volume 1 Revised () by Justo L. GonzalezBrand: Abingdon Press.

A Concise History of Christian Thought offers a succinct, readable survey of key Christian thinkers and significant theological developments from the church's inception to the addition to surveying over one hundred important Christian thinkers from Justin Martyr to Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), the book also covers major creeds, councils, and documents.4/5(3).

What follows is a comparison between this book and Roger Olson's "The Story of Christian Theology": In his book entitled The History of Christian Thought, Jonathan Hill states that his goal in writing the volume was to offer an introduction to the history of Christian thought for the completely uninitiated (Hill 9)/5.

Why read about the history of Christian thought. Because, if you are Christian yourself, it helps you to understand the faith--addressing everything from where Christians got their ideas of the Trinity and how Christ can be both human and divine to what they think about issues like.

This book, a study of the history of Christian thought, is an excellent introduction to the developement of Christian thought.

However, because Tillich is a theologian in his own right, he approaches the thought of others from his own theological contruciton.5/5(5). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gonzalez, Justo L.

History of Christian thought. Nashville: Abingdon Press, [] (DLC)   Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of. concise history of christian thought a Download concise history of christian thought a or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get concise history of christian thought a book now. This site is like a library, Use search box. Buy a cheap copy of A History of Christian Thought Volume book by Justo L. González. A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the Free shipping over $/5(3).

A Concise History of Christian Thought offers a succinct, readable survey of key Christian thinkers and significant theological developments from the church's inception to the addition to surveying over one hundred important Christian thinkers from Justin Martyr to Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), the book also covers major creeds, councils, and documents.4/5().

In Christian Thought in America: A Brief History, Daniel Ott and Hannah Schell offer a short, accessible overview of the history of Christian thought in America, from the Puritans and other colonials to the beginning of the twenty-first chronologically, each chapter addresses a historical segment, focusing on key movements and figures and tracing general trends and developments.

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In 'A History of Christian Thought', Paul Tillich has accomplished the supremely difficult feat of creating a work at once brilliantly authoritative and comprehensive, while remaining clear and uncluttered by scholarly annotation and debate.

Originally delivered as lectures at the Union Theological Seminary and at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago, this edition has been superbly.

A substantially updated new edition of this popular textbook exploring the entire history of Christian thought, written by the bestselling author and internationally-renowned theologian Features additional coverage of orthodox theology, the Holy Spirit, and medieval mysticism, alongside new sections on liberation, feminist, and Latino Brand: Wiley.

Serious differences now exist on how best to relate the history of Christian thought, but Hill does good work with how he has chosen to tell the story." Mark Noll "Well-informed, comprehensive, generous without being uncritical, the history is written in a lively and untechnical style and gives the reader just what's required to see the Brand: InterVarsity Press.

A Concise History of Christian Thought offers a succinct, readable survey of key Christian thinkers and significant theological developments from the church's inception to the addition to surveying over one hundred important Christian thinkers from Justin Martyr to Joseph Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI), the book also covers major creeds, councils, and documents/5(3).

"The Spirit of Early Christian Thought is a delight to read. It is written as history ought to be, especially for nonspecialist readers."—Richard A. Kauffman, Christian Century "The book is a compelling invitation to enter more deeply into the contemplative hearts of the early Church Fathers."—Kay Kettenhofen, Cistercian Studies Quarterly.

Challenging conventional colonial divisions of Africa, A New History of African Christian Thought demonstrates that important continuities exist across the continent. Chapters written by specialists in African Christian thought reflect the issues—both ancient and modern—in which Christian Africa has impacted the shape of Christian belief.

For a history of the first generation of Christians, J. D. G. Dunn has a very comprehensive book (it's a sequal to his book on the historical Jesus, but is independent enough that nothing is lost if one reads it and not the first book).

The book is Beginning from .Early Christian thought on abortion is interpreted in different ways. At different times, early Christians held different beliefs about abortion, while yet considering it a grievous sin.

The earliest Christian texts on abortion condemn it with "no mention of any distinction in seriousness between the abortion of a formed foetus and that of an unformed embryo".