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Author(s): Jeff Astley
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The SCM Studyguide Christian Doctrine engages readers by developing theological conversations between his or her own 'ordinary theology', on the one hand, and the theological resources of ecclesiastical and academic theology, on the other. Students get a clear view of the wide canvas of Christian doctrine, including a range of different theological positions.
This study of doctrine helps those who are seeking a form of Christian thinking and spirituality - and possibly ministry - that is true to their own lives, and takes their own hesitations and doubts seriously.
Chapters are broken up into sections and interspersed with boxes which introduce pertinent extracts from classical and contemporary theologians, together with short exercises or aids to reading these texts, or provide explanations of technical theological terms. Each chapter has questions for reflection and/or discussion, together with suggestions for further reading.
Jeff Astley is Honorary Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion and Professorial Fellow of St Chad's College, Durham University, He has worked in parish ministry, university chaplaincy and higher education, and is the author of several books, including Christ of the Everyday and the SCM Studyguide to Christian Doctrine.
"Astley's introductory text to theology is a masterpiece of clarity and an excellent contribution to the SCM ‘Studyguide’ series. This book will make an excellent beginners' text – the purpose for which it was designed – but also a useful basis for more advanced discussion groups of what Astley is pleased to call ‘ordinary theologians’, being the non-specialist Christian thinker whether lay or ordained. And, for many ordained, this book provides a helpful refresher and a useful reference. Well done SCM." --Douglas Pratt, University of Bern, Switzerland & University of Waikato, New Zealand