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This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Catherine Cory
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-08-13
File: 529 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317349587

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6G-9, 0-13-099167-8, Cory, Catherine A., Landry, David T., Eds., The Christian Theological Tradition, 2/E/* This volume of collected works gives readers a well-rounded theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church. Is accessible to readers with limited knowledge of Christian theological tradition, but is not overly simplified. Features a new concluding chapter on interreligious dialogue (Chapter 25, Christianity and Other Religions). Includes updated and revised chapter content, timelines, and bibliographies throughout. Includes convenient references and resources, making the book as user-friendly as possible. An ideal reference book for anyone interested in learning about the history of Christianity and its place in world events.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Catherine A. Cory
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2003
File: 436 Pages
ISBN-13: 0130991678

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The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major theological themes such as revelation, God, Jesus Christ, Creation, salvation, and the church. The textbook deals with the entire Christian tradition from an orientation that is both Catholic and ecumenical, with the fourth edition including expanded coverage of modern Protestant Christianity. The Christian Theological Tradition has been thoroughly revised and updated with nine new or rewritten chapters, including: A new section on the reception of the Second Vatican Council, including the pontificate of Pope Francis. A new treatment of contemporary developments in liberation and environmental theology. A new examination of the relationship between science and Christianity. An entirely rewritten treatment of Islam that focuses on the ways in which the Christian tradition has historically understood and responded to Islam. A new discussion of the "New Atheism," with theological responses to this influential movement. New textboxes on aspects of religious life, such as liturgy, prayer, art, moral teaching, and social institutions, appropriate to given chapters. With the assistance of images and maps, key words, and recommended reading, this textbook outlines the methods for Christian theology and demonstrates the relevance of the Christian theological tradition for our contemporary world. This is an ideal resource for students of theology, biblical studies, or religious studies, and anyone wanting an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the Christian theological tradition.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Mark McInroy
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2019-08-09
File: 680 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781134979745

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The culmination of a two-year collaborative effort of the entire Theology Department at the University of St. Thomas, "The Christian Theological Tradition" is an introduction to the whole of Christian history (in the context of the Catholic tradition)--from Genesis to Vatican II. It provides readers with the basic knowledge necessary for further study in theology and prepares them with the background and context for critical reading of primary texts. A mix of broadly-focused and narrowly-focused chapters provide "socio-historical contexts" for the development of religious movements and/or theological issues as well as in-depth discussions of major figures and their writings. THE OLD TESTAMENT: The Primeval Story; God's Covenant with Israel; Judges, Prophets, Kings; Second Temple Judaism. THE NEW TESTAMENT: Jesus and the Gospels; Apostolic Missions. THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY: Christianity after the Apostles; The Age of the Imperial Church; Augustine of Hippo; Eastern Christianity; Islam; Christianity in the Early Medieval Period; Christianity in the High Middle Ages; Thomas Aquinas; Christianity in the Late Medieval Period. THE MODERN PERIOD: The Renaissance; Martin Luther; Other Protestant Reformers; The Catholic Reformation; Global Expansion and the Colonial Churches; Modern Challenges to Christianity; Christianity in the USA; Christianity and the Contemporary Situation. For anyone interested in the Christian Theological Tradition.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Catherine A. Cory
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2000
File: 422 Pages
ISBN-13: 0130847267

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The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Traditionprovides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major theological themes such as revelation, God, Jesus Christ, creation, salvation, and the church. The textbook deals with the entire Christian tradition from an orientation that is both Catholic and ecumenical, with the fourth edition including expanded coverage of modern Protestant Christianity. The Christian Theological Traditionhas been thoroughly revised and updated with nine new or rewritten chapters, including: A new section on the reception of the Second Vatican Council, including the pontificate of Pope Francis A new treatment of contemporary developments in liberation and environmental theology A new examination of the relationship between science and Christianity An entirely rewritten treatment of Islam that focuses on the ways in which the Christian tradition has historically understood and responded to Islam. A new discussion of the "New Atheism," with theological responses to this influential movement. With the assistance of images and maps, key words and recommend reading, this textbook outlines the methods for Christian theology and demonstrates the relevance of the Christian theological tradition for our contemporary world. This is an ideal resource for students of Theology, Biblical Studies or Religious Studies, and anyone wanting an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the Christian Theological tradition. opments in liberation and environmental theology A new examination of the relationship between science and Christianity An entirely rewritten treatment of Islam that focuses on the ways in which the Christian tradition has historically understood and responded to Islam. A new discussion of the "New Atheism," with theological responses to this influential movement. With the assistance of images and maps, key words and recommend reading, this textbook outlines the methods for Christian theology and demonstrates the relevance of the Christian theological tradition for our contemporary world. This is an ideal resource for students of Theology, Biblical Studies or Religious Studies, and anyone wanting an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the Christian Theological tradition. ction to the Christian Theological tradition.

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Genre: Christian education
Author: Catherine Cory
Publisher:
Release: 2019
File: 672 Pages
ISBN-13: 1138689483

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This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus, and church.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Catherine Cory
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-08-13
File: 529 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317349570

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This textbook provides complete and comprehensive coverage of the theological tradition of Aquinas, Maximus, Luther, Irenaeus, Lonergan, von Balthasar, Schmemann, Meyendorf and Barth. Each section of this textbook explores a wide variety of questions – who are we? Is there a God, and if so, what is his nature? Who is Jesus? What does it mean that we live both in sin and righteousness? It consists of 15 modules that are comprised of 46 chapters. Each module has two parts: there are systematic chapters that discuss and explain each module's topic; and the final chapter of each module examines 4 to 6 primary sources that are important for each topic. This textbook includes an extensive range of pedagogical features: - Sample tests in which each objective question has been quality tested by classroom use (with a discrimination index) - A discussion guide for each chapter - Learning objectives linked to each chapter - The text includes bold-faced terms, boxed text sections that identify central figures and points of debate, study question, chapter summaries, glossary

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Genre: Religion
Author: Steven D. Cone
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2018-02-22
File: 752 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780567670014

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This book is a student introduction to Christian theology, covering the Christian spiritual tradition in its Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant and Evangelical modes in the Patristic period, the Middle Ages, the Reformation and the Modern Period. This examination of spiritual traditions focuses on the active understanding of theology and spirituality in relation to the Christian life of prayer, devotion, worship and celebration. Discussions include the development of the orthodox tradition, theological works from Aquinas and Luther, and contemporary spiritual movements.

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Genre: Religion
Author: John Glyndwr Harris
Publisher: ISBS
Release: 2001
File: 324 Pages
ISBN-13: 1902210220

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The radically altered situation today in religion, politics, and global communication-what can broadly be characterized as postmodern and postcolonial-necessitates close rereading of Christianity's classical sources, especially its theologians. In this groundbreaking textbook anthology, twenty-nine distinguished scholars scrutinize the relationship between empire and Christianity from Paul to the liberation theologians of our time. The contributors discuss how the classical theologians in different historical periods dealt with their own contexts of empire and issues such as center and margin, divine power and social domination, war and violence, gender hierarchy, and displacement and diaspora. Each chapter provides insights and resources drawn from the classical theological tradition to address the current political situation. Book jacket.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Don H. Compier
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: 560 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780800662158

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This two-part text for introductory theology courses at the undergraduate level explores foundational concepts dealing with revelation and various christological themes.

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Genre: Religion
Author: William L. Portier
Publisher: Paulist Press
Release: 1994
File: 380 Pages
ISBN-13: 0809134675

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