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Christianity: An Introduction, 2nd ed (Alister E McGrath) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9781405109017
Christianity: An Introduction, 2nd ed (Alister E McGrath) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006) 9781405109017
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Title: Christianity: An Introduction, 2nd ed

Author: McGrath, Alister E

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2006

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405109017

Edition: 2nd Volumes: 1; Pages: 396

List Price in Cloth: $136.95 Our price: $125.99

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The new edition of this popular textbook by leading theologian, Alister E. McGrath, will be essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the dynamics of the world's largest religion. Fully revised to include greater coverage of the Catholic perspective, contemporary issues such as women and globalization, and non-Western Christianity, this is a truly comprehensive, lively, and jargon-free introduction to Christianity.* Written for beginners to this subject, and assumes no knowledge of Christian beliefs or practices.* Includes an introduction to biblical sources and discussion of the central figure of Jesus.* Features comprehensive discussions of Christian theology, the history of Christianity from its origins to the present day, and Christianity in the modern world.* Increases coverage of contemporary issues, the Catholic perspective, non-Western Christianity, globalization and women* Contains accessible and student-friendly features, including numerous illustrations, suggestions for further reading, a glossary of Christian terms, and brief readings from illustrative Christian sources.ContentsPrefaceIntroduction1. Jesus of Nazareth2. Introducing the Bible3. The Old Testament4. The New Testament5. The background to Christian belief6. A Brief Outline of Core Christian Beliefs7. A brief history of Christianity8. Christianity: A Global View9. The life of faith: Encountering Christianity as a lived realityFor further readingA Glossary of Christian termsIndex
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