The Doctrine of Humanity    -     By: Charles Sherlock
Buy Item $15.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 33% ($8.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Doctrine of Humanity

Inter-Varsity Press / 1996 / Paperback

$15.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $24.00
|
Save 33% ($8.01)
Buy 32 or more for $15.19 each.
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW081535X

Current Promotions

Product Description

At the end of the twentieth century the forces of race, gender, ethnicity, culture, social status, lifestyle and sexual orientation threaten to disassemble any universal notion of "human nature" or "human condition." In light of this historical moment and its challenges, the Christian doctrine of humanity is ripe for clarification and restatement. This theological task, argues Sherlock, demands a "double focus". Both the human image of God and the particular realities of human existence must be brought into sharper, more detailed focus. Only then will we begin to understand human nature in the light of divine revelation. Sherlock notably engages the communal dimension of humanity in its creational, social and cultural aspects before examining the human person as individual, as male and female, and as whole being.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 9 X 6 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 083081535X
ISBN-13: 9780830815357
Availability: In Stock
Series: Contours of Christian Theology

Related Products

  1. The Doctrine of God
    The Doctrine of God
    Gerald Bray
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 33% ($8.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW5317
  2. The Work of Christ: Contours of Christian Theology
    The Work of Christ: Contours of Christian Theology
    Robert Letham
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1993 / Trade Paperback
    $14.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 32% ($7.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW5325
  3. The Revelation of God
    The Revelation of God
    Peter Jensen
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 27% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW15383
  4. The Person of Christ: Contours of Christian Theology
    The Person of Christ: Contours of Christian Theology
    Donald MacLeod
    Inter-Varsity Press / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $24.00 Save 33% ($8.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW81537

Publisher's Description

At the end of the twentieth century the forces of race, gender, ethnicity, culture, social status, life-style and sexual preference threaten to disassemble any notion of universal "human nature" or "human condition." In light of this historical moment, the Christian doctrine of human nature is ripe for rethinking and reformulation. Charles Sherlock sees this theological task as demanding a "double focus." To reflect on the subject of human nature, he says, is like "moving around the different areas of an ellipse with two focal points": humans as made in the image of God and the particular realities of human existence. Both must be brought into sharper, more detailed focus in our quest to understand human nature. The result of Sherlock's "double focus" is The Doctrine of Humanity. Sherlock notably engages the communal dimension of humanity in its social, creational and cultural aspects before examining the human person as individual, as male and female, and as whole being. He offers a timely and engaging look at what it means to be human on the continuum between our creation in the divine image and our recreation in the image of Christ.

Author Bio

Charles Sherlock, an Australian theologian, is Executive Officer of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools, Executive Officer for the Board of Ministry of the Anglican Diocese of Bendigo and Regional Coordinator (Oceania) for the Anglican Communion's "Bible in the Life of the Church" project. He has also written (Edwin Mellen).

Editorial Reviews

"This series has been around for over a decade now and has established itself as providing learned yet accessible treatments of key topics in systematic theology. The authors are not only fine theological thinkers, they are also passionate churchmen with a love for God's people and a desire to see the church grow in her knowledge of grace. Each volume blends exegesis, theological synthesis and judicious dialogue with the history of theology to provide an excellent treatment of the chosen topic. Highly recommended for thoughtful Christians who want to deepen their knowledge of Christian theology."
"Read everything in the IVP Contours of Theology series. Pure gold."
"Often insightful . . . a helpful complement to other treatments of anthropology."

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Bible Alive David the King
    Bible Alive David the King
    Carine MacKenzie
    Christian Focus / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW504892
  2. Moses the Child: Kept by God
    Moses the Child: Kept by God
    Carine MacKenzie
    Christian Focus / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW503301
  3. True Evangelism: Winning Souls Through Prayer
    True Evangelism: Winning Souls Through Prayer
    Lewis Sperry Chafer
    Kregel Classics / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $8.19 Retail: $9.99 Save 18% ($1.80)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW443721
  4. Foundations of Spiritual Formation: A Community Approach to Becoming Like Jesus
    Foundations of Spiritual Formation: A Community Approach to Becoming Like Jesus
    Paul Pettit
    Kregel Publications / 2008 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $22.99 Save 26% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW434693

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search