xiii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
1845110099 hardback 1845110102 paperback 9781845110093 9781845110109
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Theology ancient and modern Christianity's current predicament The rise of modernity The Enlightenment Secularity and suspicion Can the Bible be trusted? Modern biblical studies The identity of Jesus Hermeneutics: are Christian teachings unambiguous? Life in the gutter: half-lives and have-nots No girls allowed: Christianity and feminist theology God, quarks and quasars: modern science and Christian thought Modern encounters between major religions Conclusion: Theology's paramount task.