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DALIS VER E. ESR SNS MO ae THEOLOGY An Introduction to the History of Christian Thought SECOND EDITION “This second edition fest published 2013, (© 2013 fohn Wiley & Sons, Lid edition History: Blackwell Publishers (e, 1998) ‘Wiley- Blackwell is an imprint of fohn Wiley & Sons, Formed by the merger of Wiley’ global Scientific, Technical and Medical business with Blackwelt Publishing, Registered office ohn Wiley & Sons, Ld, The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, POL 850 UK Baitoril Offices 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020, USA ‘600 Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 200, UK ‘The Atriom, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sustes, POLS 88, UK For details of our global editorial ofies, for customer services nd for information about hhow to apply for permission to reuse the copyright material in this book please sec our website at swvewcwileycom/wiey-blackwell ‘The ight of Alter E. McGrath tobe Kemtificd a the author of this work har Been aserted ‘in acontance with the UX Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988. All rights eserved. No part ofthis publication may be reproduced, sored ina retrieval system, fr transetted, a any form or by ony means, elestrosk, mechanical, photocopying, econding ‘or otherwise, except as permitted by the UK Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, without ‘the pehor peemission ofthe publisher. ‘Wiley alto publishes its books in variety of electron formats Some cont {in print may not be available in electronic books, Designations used by companies to distingvikh their products are often chimedasraderacks ‘Alban canes and product names used inthis hook ae rade name, service math, trademarks cor registered teadensark of thee respective cwenees, The publisher snot asoxiated with any producto vendor mentioned ta this book. This publication x deugned wo provide accurate and suthortaive information in regard to the subject matter covered. 18 sok onthe understandig {hat the publier fot engaged in rendering professional xrvices. (f peofxsonal advice or thee expert absstance is equied the services of a competent prosional shouldbe sought Libvary of Congress Cataleging-in-Publication Data McGrath, Alister B,1953- Historia! theology -a dnttoduetios tothe history of Christan thought / Alister E. McGrath, ~ 2nd ed. Pom, Includes bibliographical references and index, ISBN 978-0.470-67245-3 (hardkover: alk. paper) ~ ISBN 978.0-170.67286.0 (pbk. alk. paper) 1. Theology-History. 1. Tite, BT2L2.MI7 2012 230.09-de23 1 that appears 2011046040 Accatalogue record for this book i available from the British Library. Set in LO/13pt Minion by SPi Publisher Services, Pondicherry, India 1 2013 e Material cofPPRtPenthe*attlorais, Brief Contents How to Use this Book xii Introduction + The Concept of Theology" A Brief Inrodiction 1 The architecture of Theology 1 Hlntoria Theology Is Purpose and Pace 8 1 The Patistic Period, ¢.100-451 6 A Sadat of Terms Z Dificuis in Approaching Parisi Theoo a ‘The Historical Background to Patristc Theology 18 Centers of Theological Reflection 2 Key Theologians 2 Key Theological Developments 26 Key Names, Words, and Phrases 3 Questions 33 Case Studies 36 2. The Middle Ages and the Renaissance, ¢.500-1500 D (On Defining the “Middle Ages” 7 ‘Medieval Theological Landmarks in Western Europe 40 ‘The Rise of Scholasticism 4“ ‘The Halian Renaissance rm ‘TheBiseof Humanism as ‘Medieval Theological Landmarks in Eastern Europe 6 Key Theologians ey