The Basic Readings
Original Publish Date: Nov 28, 2017
Product Number: EB00717143
Released: Dec 29, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119158189
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This highly successful and popular book is now available in a thoroughly expanded and updated new edition. Alister E. McGrath, one of the world's leading theologians, provides readers with a concise and balanced introduction to Christianity as it has been interpreted by many of its greatest thinkers and commentators, from its beginning to the modern day. Theology: The Basic Readings, 3rd Edition comprises sixty-eight readings spanning twenty centuries of Christian history. To help readers engage with the material, each reading is accompanied by an introduction, comments, study questions, and a helpful glossary of terms used by its author. -Readings are drawn from a broad theological spectrum and include both historical and contemporary, mainstream, and cutting-edge approaches -Uses the Apostles' Creed as a framework to introduce readers to writings on key issues, such as faith, God, Jesus, creation, and salvation -Represents two thousand years of sustained critical reflection within western Christianity -Encourages readers to interact with each text and to engage with primary sources -Serves as an ideal companion to the bestselling, Theology: The Basics or as a standalone text Theology: The Basic Readings, 3rd Edition is an essential guide to the topics, themes, controversies, and reflections on Christianity as they have been understood by many of its greatest commentators.

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