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Survivor's Guide to Theology

by Sawyer, M. James

Zondervan 2006

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Overview

This introduction to theology provides students with a complete overview of theology. Its three sections bring together information that is usually scattered over many volumes. The first section looks at what theology is, while the second offers an overview of the many theological systems, past and present. The last part is a quick-reference theological fact-finder, providing definitions of theological terms and brief biographies of major theologians.

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Key Features

  • Provides a thorough introduction to theology
  • Includes an appendix and names and subject indexes
  • Contains a comprehensive list of bibliographic resources for studying theology

Contents

  • Who Needs Theology Anyway?
  • On Being a Theologian
    • The Theologian’s Contradictory Job Description
    • How Do We Know? Epistemology, History, and Truth
    • Sources and Authority in Theology
    • Doctrinal Taxonomy: Are All Doctrines of Equal Importance?
    • Hardening of the Categories: Why Theologians Have Opposed “New Knowledge”
    • The Divisions of Theological Study
  • Theological Systems
    • Orthodoxy
    • Roman Catholicism
    • Lutheranism
    • Reformed Theology (Calvinism)
    • Wesleyan-Arminian Theology
    • Dispensationalism
    • Liberalism
    • Neoorthodoxy
    • Liberation Theology
  • Significant People and Terms
    • Biographical Sketches of Major Theologians and Philosophers
    • A Brief Dictionary of Theological and Philosophical Terms

Product Details

  • Title: Survivor’s Guide to Theology
  • Author: M. James Sawyer
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Pages: 640

About M. James Sawyer

M. James Sawyer has taught theology, church history, and historical theology for nearly 25 years. He currently serves as Professor of Theology and Church History at Pacific Islands Evangelical Seminary, and as a director of ‘Sacred Saga’ ministries.

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