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The Cambridge companion to Christian doctrine

Colin E. Gunton (Editor)
These essays place Christian doctrine in its setting - what it has been historically, and how it relates to other forms of culture - and outline central features of its content. They give both an introduction to, and a summary of, recent developments
Print Book, English, 1997
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Cambridge University Press, Cambridge [England], 1997
xix, 307 pages ; 24 cm.
9780521471183, 9780521476959, 9781139000000, 0521471184, 052147695X, 1139000004
Notes on contributors; Preface; Glossary; Chronology; Part I. Christian Doctrine in the Late Twentieth Century: the Historical and Intellectual Context: 1. Historical and systematic theology Colin Gunton; 2. On doctrine and ethics Stanley Hauerwas; 3. The basis and authority of doctrine Gerard Loughlin; 4. The scope of hermeneutics Francis Watson; 5. Christ and the cultures: the Jewish people and Christian theology Bruce Marshall; 6. Christ and the cultures: Christianity and the arts Jeremy Begbie; Part II. The Content of Christian Doctrine: 7. The triune God Ralph Del Colle; 8. The doctrine of creation Colin Gunton; 9. Human being, individual and social Kevin Vanhoozer; 10. Redemption and fall Trevor Hart; 11. The church and the sacraments Robert W. Jenson; 12. Eschatology David Fergusson; 13. Jesus Christ Kathryn Tanner; The Holy Spirit Geoffrey Wainwright; Index.