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Publishing

John Bowden

The Revd Dr. John Bowden is the former Editor and Managing Director of SCM Press. He is the author of several books and articles, including Christianity: The Complete Guide, and has translated numerous religious books from German, French and Dutch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Publishing books in the modern world covers a wide variety of activities, from recruiting authors, through editorial preparation and production, to promotion, distribution and sales. It is a business, and even the publication of new...

Reformation

Jesus : The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2003

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Holy Roman empire

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Long after the Roman empire had collapsed in the West in the fifth century, it remained a symbol of order and unity. (The Eastern Roman empire, with its capital at Constantinople, had little relevance and was slowly diminishing in power...

Zwingli, Huldrych

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...Huldrych (originally Ulrich) Zwingli was born in 1484, in Toggenburg, an Alpine valley in the eastern part of modern-day Switzerland, to a poor peasant family, but as a bright young boy he was encouraged into education. He studied...

Barth’s earlier theology: some unfinished tasks

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barth’s Earlier Theology : Four Studies

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2005

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...I The studies of Barth assembled here are an attempt to look afresh at some aspects of his earlier theology, that is, at his work as theological professor in the 1920s; they have an especial, though not exclusive, focus on some...

Money

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The earliest Christians, attempting to live a simple community life and mindful of the warnings of Jesus against the dangers of riches, were not acquisitive. Generosity was the hallmark of the life of the individual believer...

Counter-Reformation

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...It is difficult to comprehend the Roman Catholic Church today without some understanding of the process of transformation Catholicism underwent during the later sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. By convention, this process is known...

Schools

John Bowden

The Revd Dr. John Bowden is the former Editor and Managing Director of SCM Press. He is the author of several books and articles, including Christianity: The Complete Guide, and has translated numerous religious books from German, French and Dutch. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...The first Christian schools were the monastic schools of the fifth century. Of course, before that Christians had been concerned that their children should learn the faith as they grew up, but this learning will initially have been...

Theological Theology

John Webster

John Webster was Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Confessing God : Essays in Christian Dogmatics II

Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2016

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...An inaugural lecture as Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity, delivered before the University of Oxford on 28 October 1997.One of the signs of the health of a university discipline is its ability to sustain lively self-critical disagreement...

Grace

Christianity: The Complete Guide

Continuum, 2005

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...‘Grace’ is a word which has fallen into disuse in contemporary English (in spite of the new popularity of the hymn ‘Amazing grace’ in the last 30 years). Something of its meaning is retained in such expressions as ‘grace before meals...