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A thorough introduction...

Advantages: Grand overview, great summary, good writing
Disadvantages: Not enough attention to non-Western, non-mainstream ideas

...Alister McGrath’s 'Christian Theology: An Introduction' is one of the best single-volume broad-scope introductions to Christian theology available today. Currently in its second edition, it will most likely have more editions, and there are frequent rep ...

frkurt 22.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Christian Theology: An Introduction - Alister E. McGrath

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Great as an introduction to degree level study.

Advantages: Covers all of the necessary terms and ideas.
Disadvantages: It's quite a long read.

...very useful while studying theology modules at university. It can be used in two ways: 1. As a good basic introduction and history of Christian theology and ideas. 2. As a reference resource in which key terms and ideas can ...

red_irish 11.09.2005 · Read full review
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Christian Theology: An Introduction

Advantages: Clear, concise and accurate
Disadvantages: It is only an introduction

This book is probably the book to which my love of theology must be credited - at least its beginnings anyway. Perhaps, this is how this book can best be summarised. It is exactly what it presents itself as; 'An Introduction' - but it is a very good one. ...

dmacook 16.06.2007 · Read full review
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Return of the "rock "star

Advantages: an easy and comprehensive guide
Disadvantages: may not suit the traditionalists

...When we hear of an actor releasing a single, or a singer pursuing a serious acting path, or even a Pop Idol finalist thinking that they are actually going to have a successful career, the world raises its collective eyebrows, makes a sound of disapproval ...

steerpyke 19.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Modern Antiquarian - Julian Cope

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A Beautiful Guide to Prehistoric Britain

Advantages: A Treasure of a book
Disadvantages: None

...A couple of years ago I left a job and among my leaving presents was a 30 GBP book voucher. I used this to purchase this book (29.99 GBP) which is one of the most beautifully produced books of recent years. It’s written by Julian Cope, ex of The Tea ...

mikeydred 23.04.2001 · Read full review
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