A Modern Introduction to Theology: New Questions for Old by Philip Kennedy

By Philip Kennedy

Philip Kennedy right here deals the 1st ebook that any pupil - without or with spiritual convictions - can profitably use to get quick to grips with the necessities of the Christian faith: its historical past and its key thinkers, its successes and its disasters. such a lot latest undergraduate textbooks of theology start from primarily conventional positions at the Bible, doctrine, authority, interpretation, and God. What makes Philip Kennedy's booklet either singularly very important and uniquely various is that it has a very new starting-point. the writer contends that conventional Christian theology needs to widely overhaul a lot of its theses as a result of a mess of recent social, ancient and highbrow revolutions. delivering a grand historic sweep of the genesis of the fashionable age, and writing with panache and a magisterial snatch of the appropriate debates, conflicts and controversies, a contemporary creation to Theology strikes a drained and more and more incoherent self-discipline in really clean and intriguing instructions, and should be welcomed by means of scholars and readers of the subject.

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