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The Blackwell Companion to the Theologians

Edited by: Ian S. Markham
eISBN: 9781405135078
Print publication date: 2009


Subject Religion » Christianity

Key-Topics theology

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405135078.2009.x

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The Blackwell Companion to the Theologians

This two-volume companion brings together a team of contemporary theologians and writers to provide substantial introductions to the key people who shaped the Christian story and tradition.

  • •  A substantial new two-volume reference work, bringing together over 75 entries on the most important and influential theologians in the history of Christianity
  • •  Structured accessibly around five periods: early centuries, Middle Ages, Reformation period, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth-century to the present
  • •  A to Z entries range from substantial essays to shorter overviews, each of which locates the theologian in their immediate context, summarizes the themes of their work, and explains their significance
  • •  Covers a broad span of theologians, from Augustine to Thomas Aquinas, through to C. S. Lewis, James Cone, and Rosemary Radford Reuther
  • •  Provides profiles of key Catholic, protestant, evangelical, and progressive theologians
  • •  Includes a useful timeline to orientate the reader, reading lists, and a glossary of key terms

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Markham, Ian S. The Blackwell Companion to the Theologians. Blackwell Publishing, 2009. Blackwell Reference Online. 20 October 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405135078_9781405135078>



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