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A History of Christian Theology offers a consice yet complete chronicle of the whole history of Christian theology, from its background in William Carl Placher . A modern classic, A History of Christian Theology offers a concise yet William C. to be congratulated for having done what many. In this second volume ofReadings in the History of Christian Theology, William C. Placher begins with a decisive transition, the Reformation of the sixteenth.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I did thoroughly enjoy it in small chunks. Folklore and Folklife Richard Mercer Dorson. Placher himself was well mentored at Yale Divinity School by Hans Frei, and he remained loyal to the Post-liberal theological project that Frei and others launched.

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It will be valuable for college and seminary students as well as lay study groups. It outlines the importance and vast history of theology.

The Word, then, was with God at the beginning, and through him all things came to be; no single thing was created theklogy him. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Reviews Editorial Reviews for this product are coming soon. Page – Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes.


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Perhaps the reader was tired. Placher was effective at representing the chrisstian of theology at Wabash because he rigorously avoided any proselytizing and he set out to deepen rather than challenge the political assumptions of our colleagues.

A modern classic, A History of Christian Theology offers a concise yet complete chronicle of the whole of Christian theology, from its background in the history of Israel to the liberation and postliberal theologies of recent years. The gospels are, in the title of this book, Narratives theoloty a Vulnerable God Many of the details might remain the same, but the center of the story moved from God to human beings.

William Placher, 1948–2008

Read reviews hisstory mention christian theology history of christian theology placher introduction subject christianity church informative readable school brief bring pages points textbook theological. This book gave me a good overview of Christian Theology and that is what I was looking for before I went into more depth with the subject.

This book hits the high points and gives a brief overview of the subject. Apr 12, Jessica rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Please try again later.


The New Age Daren Kemp. This intellectual history, a story of people and their ideas, is a delight to read. Westminster John Knox Press Amazon. This is the right length for me and gives a good theoloogy to the American scene [Chs.

A History of Christian Theology: Placher found his middle way between the political left and the religious right by assuring liberals that the Cyristian had been with them all along, while trying to persuade traditional Christians that their beliefs were really quite politically progressive. However successful he finally was, he is now at rest in the hands of God.

The obligation to defend the faith is as old as the Church itself, but Placher argued that apologetics always results in compromises with secular culture. The title of this book was ironic, because unapologetic can mean assertive, combative, and aggressive, but Placher meant the un to be taken in the sense of non.

Sociology for Pharmacists Kevin M. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A good value and well bound with again readable print.