There Once Was a Serpent Paperback

A Short History of Theology

by Richard Kieckhefer;


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There Once Was a Serpent

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Theology is no laughing matter. Usually. This book gives a concise history of Christian theology based on a mysteriously discovered set of seventy-four limericks. Readers who already know the history of theology will read about it from an unfamiliar perspective - and beginners will learn the basics in an accessible form. The limericks range from Gnostic theology to the early ecumenical councils, then Augustine on the Trinity, Anselm of Canterbury's ontological argument and Thomas Aquinas' series of arguments for the existence of God, through the Reformation, and on to Karl Barth and Paul Tillich. If all of this seems unfamiliar, the accompanying text should help sort it all out.

There Once Was a Serpent by Richard Kieckhefer was published by John Hunt Publishing in April 2010. The ISBN for There Once Was a Serpent is 9781846942969.

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Page last updated 6th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherJohn Hunt Publishing (April 2010)
Weight136g
Number of Pages112
Thickness3 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9781846942969
ISBN-101846942969
Product Code2550877
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