The Student's Companion to the Theologians

The Student's Companion to the Theologians

Editor(s): Ian S. Markham

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

Print ISBN: 9781118472583

Online ISBN: 9781118427170

DOI: 10.1002/9781118427170

About this Book

This companion brings together a team of contemporary theologians and writers to provide substantial introductions to the key people who shaped the Christian story and tradition.

  • A substantial reference work, bringing together over 75 entries on the most important and influential theologians in the history of Christianity
  • Structured accessibly around five periods: early centuries, middle ages, reformation period, the Enlightenment, and the twentieth-century to the present
  • A to Z entries range from substantial essays to shorter overviews, each of which locates the theologian in their immediate context, summarizes the themes of their work, and explains their significance
  • Covers a broad span of theologians, from Augustine to Thomas Aquinas, through to C. S. Lewis, James Cone, and Rosemary Radford Reuther
  • Provides profiles of key Catholic, protestant, evangelical, and progressive theologians
  • Includes a useful timeline to orientate the reader, reading lists, and a glossary of key terms

Table of contents

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  1. Early Centuries

  2. Middle Ages

  3. Reformation Period

  4. Enlightenment and Modern Period

  5. Twentieth Century to Present

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