Herbert Butterfield and the Reinterpretation of the Christian Historical Perspective (Studies in Religion & Society v. 40)

Herbert Butterfield and the Reinterpretation of the Christian Historical Perspective (Studies in Religion & Society v. 40)

By: Malcolm R. Thorp (author)Hardback

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Description

A biography of Herbert Butterfield, which also provides a technical discussion of history, including its emphasis upon primary archival material. In this study, there emerges a concern for the spiritual dimension of life, grounded in human personality and expressed in the pursuit of truth.

Contents

The making of a Christian historian; God in history; providence and the biblical tradition; human nature and the "inescapable predicament"; historical thinking - Christian and secular; morality and power politics; the nuclear dilemma; Christianity and the modern Western tradition.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773485068
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780773485068
  • ISBN10: 0773485066

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