Description : Originally published: Lewiston, N.Y.: E. Mellen Press, c1990, in series: Schleiermacher studies and translations; v. 1.
Description : Brief Outline of the Study of Theology: Drawn Up to Serve as the Basis of by William Farrer Friedrich Schleiermacher, first published in 1850, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.
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Description : This introductory guide to philosophy of religion opens with an engaging history of the discipline, mapping the important landmarks and introducing the main areas of debate. The rest of the book falls into three parts: Part 1 describes the major approaches that have been developed by scholars over the centuries, which are still relevant today; Part 2 explains the main concepts and issues, highlighting their significance in the work of major thinkers; Part 3 provides a helpful glossary of all the key terms that readers need to understand in order to find their way around the subject.
Description : This volume documents a significant meeting in the history of Schleiermacher studiesat which leading scholars from Europe and North America gathered to probe key features of Schleiermacher s theological and philosophical program in light of its contested place in the study of religion. Offering fresh interpretations of Schleiermacher s theory of religion, revisionary dogmatics, and hermeneutics of culture, the book critically reexamines Schleiermacher s thought with an eye on the contemporary divide between theology and religious studies. "
Description : Through a series of essays contributed by leading experts in the field, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Practical Theology presents an introduction to practical theology as a major area of Christian study and practice, including an overview of its key developments, themes, methods, and future directions. The first comprehensive reference work to provide a survey, description and analysis of practical theology as an area of study A range of leading scholars in the field provide original contributions on the major areas, issues, and figures in practical theology Reviews an extensive range of methods for studying theology in practice, along with sub-disciplines in theological education such as pastoral care and preaching Covers developments in the discipline in a range of global contexts and distinct Christian traditions Shows how practical theology is relevant to everyday life