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9. Experience, knowledge, and wisdom

9. Experience, knowledge, and wisdom  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Experience, knowledge, and wisdom’ asks: What sorts of understanding and knowing go on in theology? Theology as wisdom resonates deeply with major religious and philosophical traditions. ... More
5. Facing evil

5. Facing evil  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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For innumerable people over the centuries evil has been the greatest practical and intellectual obstacle to believing and trusting in God. ‘Facing evil’ explains how some of the most ... More
1. Introduction: theology and the religions in transformation

1. Introduction: theology and the religions in transformation  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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It is estimated that between five and six billion of the world's population are directly involved in the major world religions, and a great many others are affected by the religions or ... More
6. Jesus Christ

6. Jesus Christ  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Modernity has created a huge gulf between the premodern and ourselves, making it difficult to imagine how a 1st-century person can be deeply relevant to life today. ‘Jesus Christ’ asks: How ... More
4. Living before God: worship and ethics

4. Living before God: worship and ethics  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Living before God: worship and ethics’ is an introduction to thinking theologically about what it means to be human, starting from the phenomenon of worship as the key dynamic of human ... More
7. Salvation—scope, intensity, and dialogues

7. Salvation—scope, intensity, and dialogues  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Salvation — scope, intensity, and dialogues’ explores how different religions, with diverse approaches to salvation, might best engage with each other through dialogues. The new prominence ... More
2. Theology and religious studies: how is the field shaped?

2. Theology and religious studies: how is the field shaped?  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Theology and religious studies: how is the field shaped?’ examines specifically academic theology and the settings in which theology is studied. It defines academic theology as a subject ... More
10. Theology for the third millennium

10. Theology for the third millennium  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Theology at its broadest is thinking about questions raised by and about the religions. ‘Theology for the third millennium’ argues that if theology is taken as being concerned with ... More
3. Thinking of God

3. Thinking of God  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Thinking of God’ is concerned with the basic question: Is God real? There are two crucial issues embraced by the question of God's reality. The first is: What is meant by God? The second ... More
8. Through the past to the present: texts and history

8. Through the past to the present: texts and history  

David F. Ford

in Theology: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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‘Through the past to the present: texts and history’ asks: What skills and ways of thinking are helpful if you are wanting to do theology well? It looks at skills to do with two closely ... More

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