A Concise History of Christian Thought (Revised edition)

A Concise History of Christian Thought (Revised edition)

By: Tony Lane (author)Paperback

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This comprehensive survey is the ideal introduction to the thinkers and writers who have shaped Christian history and Western Culture - as well as to the major works and movements they generated. From the first century to the 20th, from Palestine via Europe to Asia and Africa, the book covers over 125 people, documents and councils. Each thinker is introduced with a brief summary, and key quotations are included from their work. This completely revised edition has been expanded to include introductions to more recent theologians such as John Hick, George Lindbeck and John Milbank.

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About Author

Tony Lane is Professor of Historical Theology and Director of research at the London School of Theology (formerly LBC) and author of Justification by Faith in Catholic-Protestant Dialogue (T&T Clark, 2002) and The Lion Christian Classics Collection (2004)

Contents

Introduction; Part 1: The Church of the Fathers to AD 500; Part 2: The Eastern Tradition; Part 3: The Medieval West; Part 4: Reformation and Reaction; Part 5: Christian Thought in the Modern World; The Liberals; The Evangelicals; The New Orthodoxy; The Existentialists; Other Developments; Process Theology; The Roman Catholics; A Worldwide Faith; World Council of Churches; Liberation Theology; Lausanne Congress.

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780567044327
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780567044327
  • weight: 485
  • ISBN10: 0567044327
  • edition: Revised edition

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