By Peter Byrne,Leslie Houlden,Rev Prof Leslie Houlden
The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology offers a finished consultant to trendy theological idea. a global crew of theologians and practitioners of either the Christian and Jewish faiths examine and look at points of theology in forty eight self-contained articles. Neither partisan and denominational, nor indifferent and summary, this Companion explores the assets and functions of theology within the mild of Christianity's position within the smooth world.
The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology is split into six elements. the 1st 3 take care of significant foundational points of Western theological reflection:
* the Hebrew and Christian Bible
* the Tradition
* the contribution of Philosophy
The moment half the Companion is anxious with application:
* when it comes to Spirituality
* with regards to modern Ethics
* relating to matters in and points of present-day theological construction
The forty eight essays are descriptive, informative and analytical; their wide-ranging content material is sure right into a unified viewpoint through the editors' common creation and the introductions to every of the six elements. on the finish of every article, there are feedback for extra analyzing and the paintings is concluded with a complete index.
This Companion Encyclopedia is a beneficial resource of reference for college students, academics and either lay and clerical practitioners of Christian and Jewish theology.
* vast insurance - includes forty eight in-depth essays overlaying either the background and alertness of Western theological thought
* overseas Authorship - written in non-technical language through a unique staff of editors and authors from either Christian and Jewish faiths
* Balanced method - discusses and analyses the major matters with no implementing any unmarried viewpoint
* truly offered - on the finish of every article, there are feedback for additional studying and the paintings includes a entire index
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