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The Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology


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The Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology (Blackwell Companions to Religion)
by Gareth Jones (Editor)

Review
"The book is an unqualified success, and should be compulsory reading for anyone who seriously wants to understand why theology, while it may be post-modern, can never be pre-modern again."
The Revd Keith Ward, University of Oxford, The Church Times

Review
"The book is an unqualified success, and should be compulsory reading for anyone who seriously wants to understand why theology, while it may be post-modern, can never be pre-modern again."
The Revd Keith Ward, University of Oxford, The Church Times

Product Description
* In this major reference work, a team of the world's leading theologians provides a powerful overview of modern theology

* Covers theology's relation to other disciplines, the history of theology, major themes, key figures and contemporary issues

* Can be used as the basis for an introductory course or as an essential reference source

Book Description
In this volume, a team of the world's leading theologians provides a powerful overview of modern theology. The volume begins with an outline of modern theology by the editor, including an analysis of the contemporary situation. The 32 contributions are then divided into four sections, covering: bull; bull;Theology's relation to other allied disciplines and to the practice of faith. bull;The history of theology and major themes such as the Trinity, incarnation and redemption. bull;Key figures in modern theology. bull;Theology's relation to contemporary issues such as sexuality, race, mysticism, ecology and science. Each chapter features boxed highlights, annotated suggestions for further reading, extensive bibliographic references and cross-referencing. Students will also welcome the inclusion of a glossary and author and subject indexes. The Companion can be used as the basis for an introductory course or as an essential reference for students throughout their studies.

From the Back Cover
In this major reference work, a team of the world's leading theologians provides a powerful overview of modern theology. The volume begins with an outline of modern theology by the editor, including an analysis of the contemporary situation. Following an accessible structure, the 32 contributions are divided into five sections, covering:


  • theology's relation to other allied disciplines and to the practice of faith
  • the history of theology
  • major themes such as the Trinity, incarnation, and redemption
  • key figures in modern theology
  • theology's relation to contemporary issues such as sexuality, race, mysticism, ecology, and science.

Featuring extensive bibliographic references, the Companion can be used as the basis for courses or as an essential reference for students throughout their studies.

About the Author
Gareth Jones is Professor of Christian Theology and Head of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University College. He is the author of a number of books including Christian Theology: A Brief Introduction (1999).

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