Approaching the Study of Theology

Approaching the Study of Theology

An Introduction to Key Thinkers, Concepts, Methods and Debates

Anthony Thiselton


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This introductory guide to the study of theology opens with an engaging history of the discipline, mapping the important landmarks and introducing the main areas of debate.

The rest of the book falls into three parts:

Part 1 describes the major approaches that have been developed by scholars over the centuries, which are still relevant today;

Part 2 explains the main concepts and issues, highlighting their significance in the work of major thinkers;

Part 3 provides a helpful glossary of all the key terms that readers need to understand in order to find their way around the subject.


Anthony Thiselton:
Anthony Thiselton is Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham. He has previously taught at the Universities of Sheffield, Bristol and Durham and is known internationally for his work on hermeneutics and the theory of interpretation.