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The New Lion Handbook of Christian Belief Alister McGrath

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ISBN:
9780745951577
Published:
19 Oct 2007
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
352 pages: 151 x 216 mm

How have Christians come to believe what they do? Now more than ever, in an increasingly secularized generation, there is a need for clear explanation of the unique features of Christian belief. This well-established, highly-regarded Lion handbook has been fully revised, restructured, redesigned and rewritten by a new international team of contributors - with all these revisions carried out with the needs and interests of a new generation of readers in mind. Key features of The New Lion Handbook: Christian Belief include: - Major chapters on Faith, God, Jesus, Salvation, the Church and Christian Hope - Over sixty panels on subjects from the origins of the creeds to postmodernity - Expert authorship writing at an accessible level - Takes account of the differences in Christian belief across traditions - Over one hundred full-colour illustrations
Information arranged under the following themes: 1. Faith 2. God 3. Jesus 4. Salvation 5. The Church 6. The Christian Hope
Alister E. McGrath (DPhil and DD, University of Oxford; Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts) is professor of theology, ministry, and education, and head of the Centre for Theology, Religion, and Culture at King's College, London. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including the award-winning The Passionate Intellect: Christian Faith and the Discipleship of the Mind. A former atheist, he is respectful yet critical of the new atheist movement and regularly engages in debate and dialogue with its leaders.

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