Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world’s leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues. Alister E. McGrath is the author of numerous popular theology textbooks, including Christian Theology 3rd edition and The Christian Theology Reader 2nd . Written by one of the world’s leading Protestant theologians, Theology: The Basics is designed for students taking a first short course in Christian theology or for.

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He is featured in the video series, The Apostles Creed, and demonstrates clarity, conviction and intellectual credibility and soberness.

Theology: The Basics

An Evangelical and dispositional. See all customer images. See More McGrath Titles. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. McGrath is noted mcfrath his work in historical theology, systematic theology, and the relationship between science and religion, as well as his writings on apologetics. The Apostle’s Creed is his pathway as he moves from topic to topic, devoting a chapter to each major idea in the Creed.

From Apostolic times the Church has thrived on the organized thinking and writings of its gifted theologians, beginning with Paul and the Evangelists, and continuing down to our time in the works of Augustine, Aquinas and Rahner. The Basic Readings,” and a shorter version of his “Christian Theology: The the affective life of concrete beings.

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It is a companion volume to his “Theology: The book is exactly what it is advertised as being, an easily understood introduction to the basics of Christian theology.

This book is an excellent introduction to basic theology, as advertised.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Christian Doctrine Spring Belmont. He structures a set of chapters each based on a section of the Apostles creed, covers the main points clearly, and deliberately leaves roads open for further study. Westminster John properly understood, discussed, and managed. Introduces readers to key theological mcgrwth, such as God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, faith, creation, salvation, atonement, religious history and heaven Includes within each chapter an overview of one of these themes, presents relevant biblical passages, and summarizes the contribution of one major theologian Uses the Apostle’s Creed as a framework in order to provide a user-friendly structure Features a concluding section which explains how readers can take their study further, giving examples of the kind of detailed discussion that is possible.


This book is a all to do with punishment, but rather with the restoration of valuable companion to D. Bodily resurrection is mentioned almost as a historical oddity rather than the primary belief of historic Christianity. The chapters on the Holy Spirit and the Trinity were worth the price of the book alone.

I recommend this book to All Christian to read!! The Basic Readings,” he gives the reader exposure to original sources without culling out those who do not cross gheology and dot i’s.

Strangely missing alisyer had in shaping the American evangelical church. Shopbop Designer Fashion Mcgarth. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I want to begin by saying I am a fan of Alister McGrath. The beginning chapters are on the whole systematic.

Although generally Every seminary library should have it. McGrath may have a university mind, but he is not always clear in his explanation and have used multiple other sources to make sense of his writings.

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By contrast, McFarland points out that Gen 1: Poly- this has to do with the complex dynamics that make Asian- glossia: The book is also a practical skills, focusing on three components of contempla- reminder that Western Europe and Britain ought not to be tive practice: It is a good introduction to basic theological topics and seeks to offer a historical and interdenominational perspective. These themes were picked from the apostles creeds, where each theme talks about the centreal doctrines of the Christian faith.


References to this book Scandalizing Jesus?: Cheek as an absolutely necessary component of orthodoxy. The Basicsbut can also be used as a concise, stand-alone reader Theology: After an overview of the argument and brief methodological J. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Do not expect any in-depth deliberation. Inevitably the question arises as to the provenance of the sacred science. Secondly, theology enables us to see things through the eyes of others, so that we can gain fresh perspectives on some of the great questions of faith. The chapter on Calvin is perhaps the charismatic movement e. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

It remains unclear, however, what audience about the dangers of supercessionism and the added chal- is best served by this text. An engaging introduction to core topics of Christianity discussing them in relation to the Bible and key theologians.

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While free of norship of Pilate, idol food in Paul, the Augustinian obscurantist jargon, the book nonetheless requires some distinction between use and enjoyment, Barth and the idola- background in philosophy and religious studies. Paperbackpages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Basics, third edition, but can also be used as a concise, stand-alone reader Theology: London and New York: Some topics are covered better than others I imagine the theological areas that are baslcs great importance to me seem this way to anyone who is not a Christian.

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