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On Christian Theology (Challenges in Contemporary Theology)

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This distillation of 20 years of Rowan Williams' pastoral and academic work tackles many of the most searching questions of theology and society at the end of the twentieth century.

* Collects the work of a prominent writer and serving bishop on the history of Christian theology and spirituality.
* Brings together Rowan Williams' theological essays with studies of wider is
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Paperback, 328 pages
Published December 27th 1999 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 11th 1999)
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Rowan Douglas Williams, Baron Williams of Oystermouth, is an Anglican bishop, poet, and theologian. He was Archbishop of Canterbury from December 2002-2012, and is now Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge and Chancellor of the University of South Wales.
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