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The Christian Vision of God

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SPCK 2008

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$12.99

Overview

Gloriously illuminated by a series of fine art paintings, The Christian Vision of God is an ideal introduction to what Christians believe about the Trinity. Alister McGrath seeks to engage both the mind and the imagination as he focuses on the astounding, life-transforming truth that God wants to be known by us. Astute and informed, McGrath also models an earnest religious quest for the divine meaning and human import of Christian convictions as reflected in their development and in the artistic and literary treasures of the broader culture. Poetry, prayer, and theological reflection are interwoven with commentary on the ideas conveyed through works such as Daniel Bonnell’s Pearl of Great Price, Klimt’s The Kiss, Rembrandt’s The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, Morazzone’s Pentecost, William Blake’s Moses and the Burning Bush, Botticelli’s Holy Trinity, and Rublev’s Icon with the Trinity.

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Key Features

  • Discusses faith, and how it revolves around active trust and commitment
  • Reflects on the mystery of God, and the doctrine of the Trinity
  • Provides inspirational works of art to enhance the discussion

Contents

  • Introduction
  • God as the Heart’s Desire
  • Enfolded in the Love of a Personal God
  • The Lingering Presence of Evil
  • The Holy Spirit
  • The Mystery of God
  • Approaching the Trinity
  • The Trinity and the Christian Life
  • For Further Reading
  • Illustrations

Product Details

  • Title: The Christian Vision of God
  • Author: Alister McGrath
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Series: Truth and the Christian Imagination
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Pages: 96

About Alister McGrath

Alister E. McGrath is an historian, biochemist, and Christian theologian born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A longtime professor at Oxford University, he now holds the chair in theology, ministry, and education at the University of London. He is the author of several books on theology and history, including Christianity’s Dangerous Idea, In the Beginning, and The Twilight of Atheism. He lives in Oxford, England, and lectures regularly in the United States.

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