The Consolations Of Theology Paperback

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The Consolations Of Theology

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An absorbing collection of essays examining how theologians and thinkers throughout the ages have viewed theology as a means of solving philosophical conundrums. Inspired by Alain de Botton’s bestselling Consolations of Philosophy, this volume shows how theology can be of practical value to every believer. Great theologians in history have found that theology gives great comfort when faced with lifs difficulties. In this marvellous collection of writings Rosner and other practical theologians blend biographical and theological aspects to profoundly address human problems such as, anger, obsession, despair, anxiety, disappointment and pain.

PREFACE

PROLOGUE: On Consolation
Gwenfair Walters Adams

LACTANTIUS on Anger
Richard Gibson

AUGUSTINE on Obsession
Andrew Cameron

LUTHER on Despair
Mark D. Thompson

KIERKEGAARD on Anxiety
Peter G. Bolt

BONHOEFFER on Disappointment
Brian S. Rosner

C. S. LEWIS on Pain
Robert Banks

contributors

Brian Rosner is senior lecturer in New Testament and ethics at Moore Theological College and Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Ancient History at Macquarie University, Sydney.

The Consolations Of Theology by Brian S. Rosner was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in June 2008 and is our 49553rd best seller. The ISBN for The Consolations Of Theology is 9780802860408.

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Page last updated 7th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (June 2008)
EditorBrian S. Rosner
Weight249g
Number of Pages168
Thickness12 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780802860408
ISBN-100802860400
Product Code1141190
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