By F Donald Logan
"Conceptually good geared up, stylistically transparent, intellectually considerate, and pedagogically useful."
- Thomas Head, Speculum
"For its humane and realized method of its huge, immense canvas, in addition to for the cogency with which it penetrates at velocity to the necessities of a vanished old epoch, this background of the Church within the heart a long time merits a truly extensive viewers indeed."
- Barrie Dobson, English historic Review
"To have written a scholarly and extremely readable background of the Western Church over a millennium is a outstanding journey de strength, for which Donald Logan is to be warmly congratulated."
- C.H Lawrence, The Tablet
"A feat of ancient synthesis, so much convinced in its telling of the arrival of Christianity. Books like Logan's are wanted greater than ever before."
- Miri Rubin, TLS
In this attention-grabbing survey, F. Donald Logan introduces the reader to the Christian church, from the conversion of the Celtic and Germanic peoples to the invention of the recent international. He finds how the church unified the folks of Western Europe as they worshipped with an identical ceremonies and used Latin because the language of civilized conversation. From distant, rural parish to tremendous city cathedral, A heritage of the Church within the center Ages explores the position of the church as a principal point in picking 1000 years of history.
This re-creation brings the publication correct brand new with fresh scholarship, and contains an extended creation exploring the interplay of different faiths - really Judaism and Islam - with the Christian church.
By Paul C. McGlasson
The function of this fourth quantity is to have fun the gospel of Jesus Christ because the treasure of the church and the facility of God for the reconciliation of the realm. The gospel bears witness to the lifestyles, demise, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, and demands religion in him because the unfastened reward of forgiveness and new existence. The gospel is continually in movement, tearing down each barrier of human bigotry and prejudice, not just forming a brand new society, yet reforming the church itself.
Church doctrine isn't a luxurious, yet a need for the dwelling neighborhood of religion, in which its witness in notice and deed is established opposed to the only precise degree of Christ the risen Lord.
"Over the prior half-decade Paul McGlasson has quietly been turning out probably the most very important dogmatic theologies of our time. His Church Doctrine, vol. IV: Reconciliation is the end result of the undertaking up to now. it's a appealing booklet. The presentation of Chalcedonian Christology is masterful, and the account of the atonement is exemplary either for its stability and for its religious penetration. a lot as whilst I learn Karl Barth, I frequently locate myself moved in addition to advised via McGlasson's writing. This is ecclesial dogmatics of the top order."
--Joseph L. Mangina, Professor of Theology, Wycliffe university; Editor, Pro Ecclesia: A magazine of Catholic and Evangelical Theology
Paul C. McGlasson is an ordained minister within the Presbyterian Church (USA). He acquired his MDiv from Yale Divinity university and his PhD from Yale collage in Systematic Theology. He is the writer of a number of books, together with God the Redeemer, Canon and Proclamation, and Invitation to Dogmatic Theology. McGlasson has served the church either as a parish minister, and as a instructor of theology in university and seminary.
By Benjamin Wiker
So what's the fact in regards to the Reformation? To mark the five hundredth anniversary, historian Benjamin Wiker supplies us 12 belongings you want to know in regards to the Reformation, a straight-forward account of the world-changing occasion that rejects the typical distortions of Catholic, Protestant, Marxist, Freudian, or secularist retellings.
By Oswald Bayer,Roy A. Harrisville,Mark C. Mattes
By John A Beck
By Andreas Gößner
By Elisabeth Neijenhuis
Die Auslegungen, Gebete und Zusatzinformationen werden von einem großen engagierten Autorenkreis erarbeitet, dazu gehören Theologen und kirchliche Mitarbeiter aus vielen evangelischen (Landes-)Kirchen in Deutschland, Österreich und weiteren Ländern.
Erhältlich ist »Sonne und Schild« als klassischer Abreißkalender mit Rückwand oder in praktischer Buchform.
Mitarbeiterauswahl Sonne und Schild 2017
Bischof Dr. Hans-Jürgen Abromeit (Greifswald)
Landesbischof i. R. Hermann Beste (Schwerin)
Superintendent magazine. Olivier Dantine (Innsbruck, Österreich)
Bischof Dr. Markus Dröge (Berlin)
Dompfarrer Urs Ebenauer (Freiberg)
Pfarrer i. R. Willi Everding (Dorsten)
Pfarrer i. R. Paul Geißendörfer (Heilsbronn)
Propst i. R. Peter Godzik (Sterley OT Kogel)
Pfarrer Enno Haaks (Leipzig)
Pfarrer Hillard Heimann (Elbingerode)
Altbischof D. Horst Hirschler (Rehburg-Loccum)
Pfarrer until Hüttenberger (Mönchengladbach)
Landesbischöfin Ilse Junkermann (Magdeburg)
Bischof i. R. Dr. Walter Klaiber (Tübingen)
Pfarrer Guido Kohlenberg (Speicher)
Superintendent Dr. Thomas Koppehl (Niesky)
Kollegleiter Pastor Friedemann Magaard (Breklum)
Pfarrer i. R.
By James McSherry
This paintings represents a unique remedy of the venture of the Church fathers, the early Christian ascetics, and their disciples in the course of the turbulent centuries that the passing of the apostles. drawing close a ordinarily arcane topic principally throughout the interaction of personality and incident, Outreach and Renewal provides a stirring account of a number of the ways that non secular leaders of the time promoted the Gospel message. Readers event those leaders as they light up, increase, repair, or shield the religion, via their phrases and activities, of fellow Christians. Facilitating clean insights and thought-provoking conclusions, the subject matter proceeds throughout the interplay of a assorted forged of significant participants engaged in energetic and occasionally acerbic discourse, that is consistently geared toward the respect of God. With the cautious awareness the writer supplies to the early Irish church and its singular representatives, this paintings is a distinct and important contribution to the research of the patristic era.
James McSherry is a retired instructor with a historical past in literary stories. His pursuits contain past due classical writings, the early medieval interval, and Church historical past. the conclusion that those parts intersected so dramatically within the lives and instances of the fathers led him to adopt the current examine. In discovering the triumphs and trials of the Church within the first millennium, the author used to be gratified and humbled to find the level and nature of Ireland's role.
By Shira L. Lander
By Luke Timothy Johnson
The query of Christianity’s relation to the opposite religions of the realm is extra pertinent and hard this day than ever prior to. whereas Christianity’s old failure to understand or actively have interaction Judaism is infamous, Christianity’s much more shoddy checklist with appreciate to “pagan” religions is much less understood. Christians have inherited an almost unanimous theological culture that thinks of paganism by way of demonic ownership, and of Christian missions as a rescue operation that saves pagans from inherently evil practices.
In project this clean inquiry into early Christianity and Greco-Roman paganism, Luke Timothy Johnson starts off with a vast definition of faith as a life-style equipped round convictions and studies referring to final strength. within the culture of William James’s Variety of spiritual Experience, he identifies 4 special methods of being spiritual: faith as participation in advantages, as ethical transformation, as transcending the area, and as stabilizing the realm. utilizing those standards because the foundation for his exploration of Christianity and paganism, Johnson reveals a number of issues of similarity in spiritual sensibility.
Christianity’s failure to safely come to grips with its first pagan acquaintances, Johnson asserts, inhibits any attempt to have interaction absolutely with adherents of assorted global religions. This considerate and passionate examine can help holiday down the partitions among Christianity and different spiritual traditions.