Readings in the History of Christian Theology: From the Reformation to the present

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 1988 - Religion - 214 pages

In this second volume ofReadings in the History of Christian Theology, William C. Placher begins with a decisive transition, the Reformation of the sixteenth century, and opens with an excerpt from Martin Luther'sThe Freedom of a Christian. From the sixteenth century into the twentieth, he presents significant selections from works of the principal Protestant and Catholic thinkers, including present-day writers such as Gustavo Gutierrez and Rosemary Radford Ruether.

 

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Contents

Preface
9
The Catholic Reformation
38
Calvin and the English Reformation
58
Theology in the Enlightenment
82
Theology in the United States
107
The Nineteenth Century
130
The Twentieth Century
156
New Voices
190
Suggestions for Further Reading
205
Index
211
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About the author (1988)

William C. Placher was Charles D. and Elizabeth S. LaFollette Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He was the author or editor of a number of books including A History of Christian Theology, Jesus the Savior, and Essentials of Christian Theology, all published by WJK.

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