By Peter Byrne,Leslie Houlden,Rev Prof Leslie Houlden
The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology presents a entire advisor to fashionable theological proposal. a world workforce of theologians and practitioners of either the Christian and Jewish faiths examine and look at elements of theology in forty eight self-contained articles. Neither partisan and denominational, nor indifferent and summary, this Companion explores the assets and functions of theology within the gentle of Christianity's position within the smooth world.
The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology is split into six components. the 1st 3 take care of significant foundational points of Western theological reflection:
* the Hebrew and Christian Bible
* the Tradition
* the contribution of Philosophy
The moment 1/2 the Companion is anxious with application:
* in terms of Spirituality
* relating to modern Ethics
* when it comes to concerns in and elements of present-day theological construction
The forty eight essays are descriptive, informative and analytical; their wide-ranging content material is certain right into a unified point of view by way of the editors' common creation and the introductions to every of the six components. on the finish of every article, there are feedback for additional analyzing and the paintings is concluded with a accomplished index.
This Companion Encyclopedia is a worthwhile resource of reference for college students, academics and either lay and clerical practitioners of Christian and Jewish theology.
* extensive assurance - includes forty eight in-depth essays overlaying either the historical past and alertness of Western theological thought
* foreign Authorship - written in non-technical language via a special workforce of editors and authors from either Christian and Jewish faiths
* Balanced method - discusses and analyses the main concerns with no implementing any unmarried viewpoint
* in actual fact offered - on the finish of every article, there are feedback for extra studying and the paintings incorporates a accomplished index
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