An Exploration of Christian Theology

Don Thorsen

An Exploration of Christian Theology
An Exploration of Christian Theology

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Beginning theology students often find themselves bewildered by a maze of beliefs represented in Christian history and tradition. Don Thorsen’s An Exploration of Christian Theology unravels the knots of theology by exploring the whole Christian tradition in a simple and straightforward way.

Beginning with introductory chapters on theology, revelation, and authority, this book deals with biblical teaching and Christian tradition related to such topics as God, creation, sin, Jesus Christ, salvation, and eschatology. Chapters conclude with helpful questions for further reflection and discussion and a convenient glossary of theological terms is included.

This is an excellent introduction to Christian theology for classroom or individual use.

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
    • • Theology
    • • Revelation
    • • Authority
    • • Scripture
  • God
    • • Nature of God
    • • Trinity
    • • Knowledge of God
    • • Works of God
  • Creation
    • • Creation
    • • Providence and Evil
  • Humanity
    • • Humanity and the Image of God
    • • Nature of Humanity
  • Sin
    • • Problem of Sin
    • • Nature of Sin
    • • Jesus Christ
    • • Nature of Jesus Christ
  • Incarnation
    • • Works of Jesus Christ
    • • Holy Spirit
    • • Nature of the Holy Spirit
    • • Works of the Holy Spirit
  • Salvation
    • • Divine Initiation and Human Response
    • • Salvation: Becoming a Christian
    • • Salvation: Being a Christian
    • • Christian Spirituality
  • Church
    • • Church
    • • Ministry
    • • Means of Grace and the Sacraments
  • Eschatology
    • • Eschatology
    • • Heaven and Hell
  • Epilogue
  • Index


Pages: 480
Publisher: Baker Academic
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0801047862
ISBN-13: 9780801047862

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