The Medieval Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Medieval Period
Edited By: G.R. Evans
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Edited By: G.R. Evans
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 408
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 9.70 X 6.76 X 1.17 (inches)
ISBN: 0631212035
ISBN-13: 9780631212034
Series: Great Theologians

Publisher's Description

The Medieval Theologians provides a clear and comprehensiveintroduction to the period through an examination of the keyindividual theologians of the time. Chronologically arranged, itallows students to explore this crucial period when so manyimportant theological developments took place.
  • Covers the important period from the 5th to the 16th centuries,when theology took shape as an increasingly formal subject ofacademic study.
  • The only book to trace developments in the field by individualtheologian, rather than thematically, as is the case in othertexts.
  • Provides a unique and distinctively theologicalperspective.
  • Written by leading authorities from around the world.

Author Bio

G. R. Evans is Lecturer in History at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of numerous critically-acclaimed books in the fields of patristic, medieval, and Reformation history and theology including Augustine on Evil, Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates, The Church and the Churches, Philosophy and Theology in the Middle Ages, and Anselm. Dr Evans is a prominent member of the Church and Order Advisory Group of the Church of England and has written extensively on contemporary ecclesiological issues.

Editorial Reviews

"[This book] forms a very full introduction to medieval theology ingeneral. Edited by a leading scholar in the field...the list aloneof the other contributors assures the reader from the outset of thehigh quality of the scholarship. The lucidity and clarity of thepresentation of the material are remarkable, and they make the bookhighly accessible to the general reader as well as to thespecialist." Theology <!--end-->

"The present volume is a fine comprehensive introduction tomedieval theology and introduces students to the major individualtheologians of that period. I recommend this text as a very goodintroductory text. Were I teaching a course on medieval theology atthe moment, I would probably list this as required reading for mystudents." H-Net Reviews

"The collection succeeds becuase of the substantial number ofessays which are truly outstanding. Those of us who offer coursesin medieval theology would do well to consider using this bookalongside primary texts." Religious Studies Review

“The editor provides an extremely useful introduction[and] some very incisive lines of thought … This is anexcellent addition to the series and will be a valuableintroduction to the crucial formative period of Christiantheology.” Australian Religious Studies Review

"It fills a considerable gap in theological literature, for Iknow of no other book that comes close to covering medievaltheology as thoroughly as this one does." John S. Hammett, Faith& Mission

"This collection of essays is a success, for they are notperfunctory summations, but include genuine insights." AnglicanTheological Review

"Evans has provided a genuinely useful introduction to acentral, and yet surprisingly neglected, area of medieval studies."Ecclesiastical History

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