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Companion Encyclopedia of Theology free pdf The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology provides a comprehensive guide to modern theological thought. An international team of theologians and practitioners of both Christian and Jewish faiths investigate and consider aspects of theology in 48 self-contained articles. Neither partisan and denominational, nor detached and abstract, this Companion explores the resources and applications of theology in the light of Christianity's place in the modern world. The Structure The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology is divided into six parts. The first three deal with major foundational aspects of Western theological reflection: * the Hebrew and Christian Bible * the Tradition * the contribution of Philosophy The second half of the Companion is concerned with application: * in relation to Spirituality * in relation to contemporary Ethics * in relation to issues in and aspects of present-day theological construction The 48 essays are descriptive, informative and analytical- their wide-ranging content is bound into a unified perspective by the editors' general introduction and the introductions to each of the six parts. At the end of each article, there are suggestions for further reading and the work is concluded with a comprehensive index. This Companion Encyclopedia is a valuable source of reference for students, teachers and both lay and clerical practitioners of Christian and Jewish theology. Key Features * Broad Coverage - contains 48 in-depth essays covering both the history and application of Western theological thought * International Authorship - written in non-technical language by a distinguished team of editors and authors from both Christian and Jewish faiths * Balanced Approach - discusses and analyses the key issues without imposing any single viewpoint * Clearly Presented - at the end of each article, there are suggestions for further reading and the work contains a comprehensive index Leslie Houlden, King's College, John Barton, Oriel College, Oxford, Gary Gilbert, Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh, Alan Segal, Columbia University, New York,

About J.L. Houlden

Leslie Houlden is an Anglican priest and Emeritus Professor of Theology at King's College, London, Earlier he taught theology in Oxford, where he was Fellow and Chaplain of Trinity College. He has taught various theological subjects, chiefly the New Testament, and has worked in the relations between the Bible and Christian doctrine. His principal books include Connections, Ethics and the New Testament and Bible and Belief Peter Byrne was educated at the Universities of York and Oxford. Since 1975 he has been a lecturer, now senior lecturer, in the philosophy of religion at King's College, London. He is co-editor of the journal Religious Studies and is the author of Natural Religion and the Nature of Religion (1989), The Philosophical and Theological Foundations of Ethics (1992) and Religion Defined and Explained (1993, with Peter B. Clarke).

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Author : J.L. Houlden
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 26 October 1995
ISBN : 0415064473
EAN : 9780415064477
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1120 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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