William Placher and Derek Nelson compile significant passages written by the most important Christian thinkers, from the Reformers of the sixteenth century through the major participants in the contemporary theological conversation. Illustrating the major theologians, controversies, and schools of thought, Readings in the History of Christian Theology is an essential companion to the study of church history and historical theology. Excerpts are preceded by the editors' introductions, allowing the book to stand alone as a coherent history. This revised edition expands the work's scope, drawing throughout on more female voices and expanding to include the most important twenty-first-century theological contributions. This valuable resource brings together the writings of major theologians from the church's history for a new generation of students.
|Publisher:||Westminster John Knox Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
William C. Placher was Charles D. and Elizabeth S. LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including A History of Christian Theology, Second Edition, Essentials of Christian Theology, and Jesus the Savior, all published by Westminster John Knox Press.
Derek R. Nelson is Associate Professor of Religion and Director of the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He is the author or editor of several books and coauthor of A History of Christian Theology, Second Edition, published by Westminster John Knox Press.