A Concise History of Christian Doctrine  -     By: Justo L. Gonzalez
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What are the core Christian doctrines? How, and by whom, have they been shaped over the ensuing centuries? Author of highly acclaimed Story of Christianity, Justo González discusses not only the historic backgrounds of the church's basic beliefs, but also carefully examines their significance for the faithful in the 21st century. 204 pages, softcover from Abingdon.

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ISBN-13: 9780687344147
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An introduction to the core Christian doctrines, the historical context in which they arose, and their ongoing importance to contemporary Christian belief and practice.

Justo González has long been recognized as one of our best teachers and interpreters of the church’s belief and history. In this new volume he lays out the answers to three questions crucial to understanding the Christian tradition: First, what are the core Christian doctrines? What ideas and convictions form the heart of Christian identity? Second, Where did these doctrines come from? What are the historical contexts in which they first rose to prominence? How have they developed across the history of the church? Finally, what do these doctrines mean today? What claims do they continue to place on Christian belief and practice in the twenty-first century?

Written with the clarity and insight for which González is famous, A Short History of Christian Doctrine will serve the needs of students in church history, historical theology, and systematic theology classes in college/university settings, as well as seminaries/theological schools.

Author Bio

Justo L. Gonzlez has taught at the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto Rico and Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is the author of many books, including Church History: An Essential Guide and To All Nations From All Nations, both published by Abingdon Press.
Justo L. Gonzlez es un ampliamente ledo y respetado historiador y telogo. Es el autor de numerosas obras que incluyen tres volmenes de su Historia del Pensamiento Cristiano, la coleccin de Tres Meses en la Escuela de... (Mateo... Juan... Patmos... Prisin... Espritu), Breve Historia de las Doctrinas Cristianas y El ministerio de la palabra escrita, todas publicadas por Abingdon Press.

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