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Essential Theological Terms

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In Essential Theological Terms, renowned church historian Justo Gonzalez provides students with accessible discussions of over three hundred theological terms. Each entry in this two-column work gives more detail than those typical of a dictionary, introducing the meaning of the term, its importance, and ways it has been understood in both historical and contemporary theol ...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Westminster John Knox Press (first published June 20th 2005)
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Justo Gonzalez wrote the text books for my history class ( The Story of Christianity, volumes 1 and 2) and my History of Doctrine class (A History of Christian Thought, volumes 1-3) I used when I was in seminary. Despite having my share of theological resources, I got this for Kindle, just because I appreciate him a lot.

This dictionary is an accessible intro to theological concepts, and doctrine. It is not exhaustive (a few terms I hoped would be there but weren't), it sometimes simplifies theo
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Justo L. González, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought and other major works, attended United Seminary in Cuba, received his MA at Yale, and was the youngest person to be awarded a PhD in historical theology at Yale. He is one of the few first generation Latino theologians to come from a Protestant background. He helped to found the Association for Hispanic ...more
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