The History of Christian Thought

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ISBN: 9780745950938 Categories: ,

ISBN: 9780745950938

Publication date: August 22, 2003

Format: Paperback

Extent: 352 pages

Dimensions: 216mm(length) 138mm(width)

Imprint: Lion Books

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A society with no grasp of its history is like a person without a memory. This is particularly true of the history of ideas.

This book is an ideal introduction to the thinkers who have shaped Christian history and the culture of much of the world. Writing in a lively, accessible style, Jonathan Hill takes us on an enlightening journey from the first to the twenty first centuries. He shows us the key Christian thinkers through the ages – ranging from Irenaeus, Origen, Augustine and Aquinas through to Luther, Wesley, Kierkegaard and Barth – placing them in their historical context and assessing their contribution to the development of Christianity.

Meet the author: Mr Jonathan Hill

Jonathan Hill is Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Exeter. He holds an MPhil in Theology from Oxford, and a PhD in Philosophy from the National University of Singapore. He is the author of the highly acclaimed The History of Christian Thought (Lion, 2003), What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us? (Lion, 2005), The Big Questions (Lion, 2007), and The New Lion Handbook: The History of Christianity (Lion, 2007).


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