A Concise Dictionary of Theology

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Paulist Press, 2013 - Religion - 310 pages
At a time when many more students around the world are taking courses and seminars in theology and religious studies, some can be confused about the meaning of basic and even very important theological terms. To help relieve this situation, the dictionary identifies and clarifies a thousand central terms, providing necessary information about their origin, the history of their usage, and their place in the story of Christianity. Fresh in its language and ecumenical in its style, this dictionary has already proved itself a valuable resource for thousands of students and teachers of theology and religious studies. The third, enlarged edition adds some further entries, updates other entries, includes two timelines, and indicates some essential bibliographical resources (both printed and online). Highlights: -Shorter and more accessible than larger theological dictionaries and encyclopedias that often run to many volumes -Balanced and ecumenical in perspective -Offers essential and up to date information on Eastern Christianity -Includes essential information from the Bible and the history of Christianity -Includes some of the very latest information and "breaking news" in theology

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A concise dictionary of theology

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This second edition of the favorably reviewed 1990 work of the same title (LJ 5/1/91) remains much the same, with only the addition of some 50 new entries, corrections, expansions, and an index of ... Read full review

A concise dictionary of theology

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Compiled by two Jesuit theologians, this dictionary defines more than 1200 theological terms with entries ranging in size from single sentences to 500-word essays. Construing "theology'' very broadly ... Read full review

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