Encyclopedia of Christian Theology

Author: Jean-Yves Lacoste
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135456410
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Theology, translated from the French Dictionnaire Critique de Théologie 2nd Edition, features over 530 entries, contributed by 250 scholars from fifthteen different countries. Alphabetically arranged entries provide the reader a critical overview of the main theological questions and related topics, including concepts, events, councils, theologians, philosophers, movements, and more. Hailed as a "masterpiece of scholarship," this reference work will be of great interest and use for scholars, students of religion and theology as well as general readers.

Encyclopedia of Christian Education

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810884933
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This reference work tells the unique history of Christian education and shows how Christian educators pioneered such institutions and reforms as universal literacy, home schooling, Sunday schools, women's education, graded schools, compulsory education of the deaf and blind, and kindergarten.

Systematic Theology

Author: Norman L. Geisler
Publisher: Bethany House
ISBN: 9780764225543
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This culminating volume of Systematic Theology begins with ecclesiology, the study of the miracle of Christ's church (local and universal, visible and invisible), examining its origin, nature, government, ordinances, ministry, and relation to the state. The next section, Last Things (eschatology), is an indepth study that includes resurrection, final status of the saved and the lost, theories of purgatory and annihilationism, interpretation of prophecy, the millennium, the tribulation, Christ's return, and the kingdom of God.

The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810872837
Format: PDF
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Covering 2,000 years, this two-volume set is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this encyclopedia includes more than 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works.

Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442244321
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From the Founding Fathers through the present, Christianity has exercised powerful influence in America—from its role in shaping politics and social institutions to its hand in art and culture. The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States outlines the myriad roles Christianity has played and continues to play. This masterful multi-volume reference includes biographies of major figures in the Christian church in the United States, documents and Supreme Court decisions, and information on theology and theologians, denominations, faith-based organizations, immigration, art—from decorative arts and film to music and literature—evangelism and crusades, women’s issues, racial issues, civil religion, and more.

Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South

Author: Mark A. Lamport
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442271574
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The rapid growth of Christianity in the global south is not just a demographic shift—it is transforming the faith itself. The Encyclopedia of Christianity in the Global South traces both the history and the contemporary themes of Christianity in more than 150 countries and regions. It includes maps, images, and a detailed timeline of key events.

Encyclopedia of Christianity

Author: John Stephen Bowden
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195223934
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Presents a collection of alphabetically arranged articles related to Christianity, covering its history, events, and important figures and individuals. Includes maps, charts, and illustrations.

The Christian Theology Reader

Author: Alister E. McGrath
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118874366
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Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath’s The Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content. Brings together more than 350 readings from over 200 sources that chart 2,000 years of Christian history Situates each reading within the appropriate historical and theological context with its own introduction, commentary, and study questions Includes new readings on world Christianity and feminist, liberation, and postcolonial theologies, as well as more selections by female theologians and theologians from the developing world Contains additional pedagogical features, such as new discussion questions and case studies, and a robust website with new videos by the author to aid student learning Designed to function as a stand-alone volume, or as a companion to Christian Theology: An Introduction, 6th edition, for a complete overview of the subject

The Westminster Handbook to Reformed Theology

Author: Donald K. McKim
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664224301
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Compact yet comprehensive entries on theological terms as understood from a Reformed perspective are contained in this book. With pieces written by esteemed Reformed scholars, this book gives easy access to a wealth of theological information and summarizes the most significant aspects of Reformed theology.