The great thing about the book is that it is not set up in an "us" versus "them" way.
Moreover, unlike some counterpoint books that leave the reader bewildered, each section here is unified by Placher's excellent introductions.
When this book came out last year, I recognised it at once as a very valuable resource, both for classroom use and for congregational study.
This book has a useful dialogical format where two different thinkers with opposing views write essays on difficult topics in Christian theology. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jason Trip
The book arrived faster than I thought it would considering the distance. It arrived in perfect shape at a fair price. I will buy from them again.Published on September 10, 2011 by Big Cat
Essentials of Christian Theology was a well written and very well organized book. It provided a good sampling of historical and contemporary theological questions, perspectives and... Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by Cynthia Cole
Essentials of Christian Theology Edited by William Placher, 2003.
I will not bother reciting an outline of the book's contents, as Mr. Read more