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The Continuity Of Christian Thought

Alexander V. G. Allen

The Continuity of Christian Thought is a comprehensive study of the development of Christian thought from the early church to the present day. Written by Alexander V. G. Allen, a renowned theologian and scholar, this book traces the evolution of Christian doctrine and explores its impact on Western culture and society.The book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the early church and the development of Christian theology during the first few centuries after Christ. Allen discusses the role of the church fathers in shaping Christian thought and explores the debates and controversies that arose during this period.The second part of the book examines the medieval period, a time of great intellectual and theological ferment. Allen explores the rise of scholasticism, the influence of Aristotle on Christian thought, and the emergence of new theological schools and movements.The final part of the book covers the modern period, including the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the challenges posed by modern science and secularism. Allen examines the ways in which Christian thought has responded to these challenges and explores the ongoing debates and controversies within the Christian community.Throughout the book, Allen emphasizes the continuity of Christian thought, showing how key ideas and themes have persisted across the centuries. He also highlights the diversity of Christian thought, demonstrating the richness and complexity of this tradition.Overall, The Continuity of Christian Thought is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of Christian theology and its impact on Western culture. It is written in a clear and engaging style and is accessible to both scholars and general readers.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 564
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.26in - 1.80lb
  • EAN: 9781428620759
  • Categories: Christian Theology - HistoryReligiousMetaphysics