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By Philip Kennedy

Philip Kennedy the following bargains the 1st ebook that any scholar - without or with non secular convictions - can profitably use to get speedy to grips with the necessities of the Christian faith: its heritage and its key thinkers, its successes and its mess ups. so much current undergraduate textbooks of theology commence from primarily conventional positions at the Bible, doctrine, authority, interpretation, and God. What makes Philip Kennedy's e-book either singularly vital and uniquely diversified is that it has a totally new starting-point. the writer contends that conventional Christian theology needs to commonly overhaul a lot of its theses due to a large number of recent social, historic and highbrow revolutions. providing a grand ancient sweep of the genesis of the fashionable age, and writing with panache and a magisterial take hold of of the appropriate debates, conflicts and controversies, a latest creation to Theology strikes a drained and more and more incoherent self-discipline in surely clean and intriguing instructions, and may be welcomed by means of scholars and readers of the subject.

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