Companion Encyclopedia of Theology (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Peter Byrne, Leslie Houlden, Rev Prof Leslie Houlden
Routledge, Sep 11, 2002 - Religion - 1120 pages
0 Reviews
In 48 separately-authored, self-contained articles by an international team of both Christian and Jewish theologians and practitioners, this Companion provides a thorough examination of the place of Christianity in the modern world.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


General Introduction
formation and character
TheChristian adoption ofthe Old Testament
historical study and new roles John Rogerson 5 The New Testament contentand character Leslie Houlden 6 The New Testamentthe tradition of interp...
Leslie Houlden 10 The triuneGod oftheBible and the emergence of orthodoxy
Christian theology and other faiths
Gavin DCosta 16 Christian theologys dialogue with culture
Theology and spiritualityinthenineteenth and twentieth
Gustafson 34 Violence warfareand peace
Theology wealth andsocialjustice
Jack Mahoney 37 Power andtheState Edward Norman 38 The pastoral experience Jack Dominian 39 Theology medicine andhealth John Morgan 40 ...
Leslie Houlden 41 The characterand possibilityof Christian theology today
The Trinity in moderntheology Colin Gunton
Brian Home 46 Theology in thedogmatic mode Paul Avis

PHILOSOPHY Introduction
Theidea of reason
Dan CohnSherbok 48 Theology andthe futureofthe Walter Hollenweger Church

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2002)

Leslie Houlden is an Anglican priest and Emeritus Professor of Theology at King's College, London, Earlier he taught theology in Oxford, where he was Fellow and Chaplain of Trinity College. He has taught various theological subjects, chiefly the New Testament, and has worked in the relations between the Bible and Christian doctrine. His principal books include Connections, Ethics and the New Testament and Bible and Belief
Peter Byrne was educated at the Universities of York and Oxford. Since 1975 he has been a lecturer, now senior lecturer, in the philosophy of religion at King's College, London. He is co-editor of the journal Religious Studies and is the author of Natural Religion and the Nature of Religion (1989), The Philosophical and Theological Foundations of Ethics (1992) and Religion Defined and Explained (1993, with Peter B. Clarke).

Bibliographic information