Explore the theories and thoughts of a variety of theologies---from agnosticism to Zen---with this wide-ranging compendium. Over 300 entries identify key thinkers, terms, arguments, and themes. An indispensable resource for students and others seeking information and clarification on particular individuals or ideas. Includes a helpful chronology and an index of names. 344 pages, softcover from Baker.
With over three hundred entries and subentries on everything from agnosticism to Zen philosophy, this authoritative encyclopedia from one of the world's most renowned theologians explores all the major themes in the philosophy of religion. Entries identify key thinkers, terms, arguments, and ideas. The volume also features a helpful chronology and an index of names.
This encyclopedia was shaped by years of student feedback. Anthony Thiselton asked students what themes, thinkers, and problems in philosophy of religion they found most stimulating and where they needed help, clarification, and explanation. The resulting volume will help other students navigate their studies with greater ease. It is also a handy reference for those seeking quick access to information on a particular person or concept.
Anthony C. Thiselton (Ph.D., University of Sheffield) is research professor in Christian theology at University College Chester and emeritus professor of Christian theology at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of seven books, including the NIGTC commentary on 1 Corinthians, The Two Horizons, and New Horizons in Hermeneutics.
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