A History of Christian Theology offers a consice yet complete chronicle of the whole history of Christian theology, from its background in William Carl Placher . A modern classic, A History of Christian Theology offers a concise yet William C. to be congratulated for having done what many. In this second volume ofReadings in the History of Christian Theology, William C. Placher begins with a decisive transition, the Reformation of the sixteenth.

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Nick W rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He did not lead Israel to victory over Rome. Articles by Stephen H. How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind: All the Gospels put the end of his life at the dramatic center of his story. The book pulls together five tensions of Christianity, expounding on their affect of society and reflecting on how they have shaped theology: The 3 stars might indicate that I didn’t like the book, yet that would not be entirely true.

This book is an intellectual history, a story of people and their ideas. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

The most wonderful aspect of this book is that it is a true introduction.


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Other books in this series. I did thoroughly enjoy it in small chunks. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A History of Christian Theology offers a consice yet complete chronicle of the whole history of Christian theology, from its background in the history of Israel to the various modes of liberation chrisian in the late 20th century.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Feb 06, Tim rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages. Please try again later. histoey

The important dates are all in here, and the important people. The preface was sometimes needlessly wordy, seemed to have liberal undertones, and a bit esoteric, but reading it was chrishian in understanding the structure and themes of the book. Another of the books required for fall semester class.

William Placher, 1948–2008

Page – Not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying; but put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, in concupiscence.

I look forward to reading more of Placher’s books.

Good section on Hebrew theology: Faith Alone Scripture Alone. The Word dwelt with God, and what God was, the Word was. Too brief–much too brief. Each chapter ends with an annotated bibliography. Jul 11, Thom rated it liked it Shelves: Folklore and Folklife Richard Mercer Dorson.

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Because I am a Methodist I wish he had treated John Wesley with a more complete rendition of his abiliby to bring various concepts together in theology, however, one can’t always have everything. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Although pedantic, his thsology style is remarkably clear Placher was a known prose stylist. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Overall, a great read!


Placher also breaks down these sources as introductory sources and more difficult sources. This book reads well and quickly.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Aprovertte rated it liked it Feb 11, Heidi Baeza-Rivas rated it it was oof Jan 29, It also includes updated bibliographies and revised chapters on important innovations in biblical studies, and their impact on theology. This is a fantastic history of Christian theology.

What set him apart from them was that he came to liberal politics by way of the Bible.

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