Item description for The Christian Story: Volume 1, Third Edition by Gabriel J. Fackre...
An original work in systematic theology, The Christian Story rises from, and strives to be a resource to, the life and witness of the church and its leadership. In addition to covering the standard teachings of Christianity-the doctrines of God, creation, the fall, covenant, Christ, salvation, church and consummation-Volume 1 presents Fackre's introduction to systematic theology. This revised third edition develops in more detail the doctrine of the Trinity, takes up the issues of religious pluralism and Jewish-Christian dialogue, and offers a perspective on angelology. New appendices discuss inclusive language and describe the surge of writing in the field of systematic theology.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.03" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2000
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802841074 ISBN13 9780802841070
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More About Gabriel J. Fackre
Fackre is the Samuel Abbot Professor of Christian Theology Emeritus at Andover Newton Theological School.
Gabriel J. Fackre currently resides in the state of Massachusetts.
Gabriel J. Fackre has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about The Christian Story?
Theology in a New Way Apr 2, 2007
This is a very nicely written book for those interested in reading and learning about theology, Written in a different way--it is clearly set out and provokes thought. Isn't that what theology is supposed to do? Professor Fackre has authored an easy to read introduction to theology that I found very useful in Sunday School classes. Its narrative format, no pun intended(!), increased its usefulness and I commend it highly. If we were to write a story based on what we hear and read in Scripture--theologically speaking--what might that story be like; how might it read? This is one such suggestion and eminently so...