Item description for Breve Historia de las Doctrinas Cristianas = A Concise History of Christian Doctorine by Justo L. Gonzalez...
Overview Gonzalez, one of today's best interpreters of church belief and history, answers questions crucial to understanding Christian beliefs: What are the core Christian doctrines? What are the historical contexts in which these doctrines frist rose to prominence? How have they developed across the history of the church? and What claims do these doctrines continue to place on Christian belief and practice today? This Spanish translation is ideal for church history, historical theology, and systematic theology classes.
Este libro es una introduccion a las doctrinas basicas cristianas, el contexto historico en que surgieron y la continua importancia que tienen para la creencia y practica cristiana actual. El Dr. Justo L. Gonzalez una vez mas nos muestra su habilidad para interpretar las creencias (doctrinas) e historia de la iglesia. En este libro, expone las respuestas a tres preguntas fundamentals para entender la tradicion cristiana. La primera es: cuales son las doctrinas cristianas basicas? Que ideas y convicciones forman el corazon de la identidad cristiana? La segunda es: De donde provienen esas doctrinas? cuales son los contextos historicos en que comenzaron a destacar? La tercera, que significan estas doctrinas en la actualidad? Que reclamos siguen poniendo a la creencia y practica cristiana en el siglo veintiuno? Escrito con la claridad y entendimiento por los que el Dr. Gonzalez es conocido, Breve Historia de las Doctrinas Cristianas servira a estudiantes que esten tomando cursos de historia de la iglesia, teologia historica y teologia sistematica en universidades, seminaries o facultades de teologia.
Translated from the English version published in January 2006, this book is an introduction to the core Christian doctrines, the historical context in which they arose, and their ongoing importance to contemporary Christian belief and practice. Justo Gonzalez has long been recognized as one of our best teachers and interpreters of the church s belief and history. In this new volume he lays out the answers to three questions crucial to understanding the Christian tradition: First, what are the core Christian doctrines? What ideas and convictions form the heart of Christian identity?Second, Where did these doctrines come from? What are the historical contexts in which they first rose to prominence? How have they developed across the history of the church?Finally, what do these doctrines mean today? What claims do they continue to place on Christian belief and practice in the twenty-first century?Written with the clarity and insight for which Gonzalez is famous, A Short History of Christian Doctrine will serve the needs of students in church history, historical theology, and systematic theology classes in college/university settings, as well as seminaries/theological schools.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.97" Width: 6.33" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.89 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2007
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687490901 ISBN13 9780687490905
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More About Justo L. Gonzalez
Justo L. González, a retired member of the Río Grande Conference of the United Methodist Church, went to college and seminary in Cuba before receiving postgraduate degrees from Yale University. He taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico and Candler School of Theology in Atlanta. He played a key part in the founding of the Asociación para la Educación Teológica Hispana and of the Hispanic Summer Program. He was also the first executive director of the Hispanic Theological Initiative. Justo has published more than one hundred books, as well as hundreds of articles, and edited the journal Apuntes for twenty years.
Justo L. Gonzalez currently resides in Decatur, in the state of Georgia.
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