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On Christian Theology / Edition 1

On Christian Theology / Edition 1

by Rowan Williams, Charles WilliamsRowan Williams
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This distillation of 20 years of Rowan Williams' pastoral and academic work tackles many of the most searching questions of theology and society at the end of the twentieth century.

  • Collects the work of a prominent writer and serving bishop on the history of Christian theology and spirituality.
  • Brings together Rowan Williams' theological essays with studies of wider issues from a theological point of view.
  • Includes an introduction to his work by Bishop Williams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631214403
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/11/2000
Series: Challenges in Contemporary Theology Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rowan Williams was enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury in February 2003. His previous positions include Archbishop of Wales, Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, Oxford and Dean of Clare College, Cambridge. He has taught theology for more than fifteen years in five continents, worked as a parish priest, and published widely. His previous publications include Teresa of Avila (1991), Open to Judgment (1994) and Sergi Bulgakov (1999).

Table of Contents




1. Defining the Enterprise.

Theological Integrity.

The Unity of Christian Truth.

The Judgement of the World.

The Discipline of Scripture.

2. The Act of God.

On Being Creatures.

Beginning with the Incarnation.

The Finality of Christ.

Word and Spirit.

3. The Grammar of God.

Trinity and Revelation.

Trinity and Ontology.

Trinity and Pluralism.

4. Making Signs.

Between the Cherubim: the Empty Tomb and the Empty Throne.

The Nature of a Sacrament.

Sacraments of the New Society.

5. Living the Mystery.

Incarnation and the Renewal of Community.

Interiority and Epiphany: a Reading in New Testament Ethics.

Resurrection and Peace: More on New Testament Ethics.

'Nobody Knows Who I Am Till the Judgement Morning'.


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