By William C. Placher,Derek R. Nelson
William C. Placher.is to be congratulated for having performed what many may have thought of very unlikely. In somewhat greater than three hundred pages he has chronicled the entire background of Christian theology, from its history within the historical past of Israel to many of the modes of liberation theology within the overdue twentieth century. furthermore, he has touched just about all of the $64000 bases and has handled major figures, concerns, activities in an incisive and illuminating demeanour. This highbrow background, a narrative of individuals and their principles, is a satisfaction to learn. I are expecting will probably be established not just in collage and seminaries, but additionally in lay institutes and research teams. -- John D. Godsey within the Christian Century
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A History of Christian Theology, Second Edition by William C. Placher,Derek R. Nelson