Christianity : An Introduction, by McGrath, Alister E.
- ISBN: 9781405108997 | 1405108991
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/13/2006
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This popular, extensively revised textbook by Alister McGrath is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the dynamics of the worldrs"s largest religion and offers a lively, jargon-free introduction to Christianity. With material ranging from biblical sources, to diverse Christian traditions, to Christianity in the modern world, this classic work by a leading theologian provides a comprehensive foundation to the subject. Key features include: bull; bull;An introduction to biblical sources and discussion of the central figure of Jesus. bull;Comprehensive discussions of Christian theology, the history of Christianity from its origins to the present day, and Christianity in the modern world. bull;Increased focus on Christianity as a lived experience. bull;Expanded coverage of contemporary issues, non-Western Christianity, globalization and women. bull;Accessible and student-friendly design, including numerous illustrations. Written in a clear and engaging style, the book encourages lateral thinking in students of all levels and includes suggestions for further reading and a glossary of Christian terms.