From Library Journal
Some 200 theologians from around the world have contributed entries to this work, though it betrays its British origin. The preface states that "while the common standpoint . . . is allegiance to the supreme authority of the Scripture . . . no attempt has been made to exclude or minimize diversity of interpretation." The coverage is comparable to The Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology ( LJ 3/15/84), but it also includes biographical entries; and the definitions are more extensive than those in Peter A. Angeles's A Dictionary of Christian Theology ( LJ 4/15/85). Richard S. Watts, San Bernardino Cty. Lib., Cal.
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"The values of this work are many. The philosophical articles are most helpful, as are the ones on different heresies which have plagued the Church for the past two thousand years. The text is readable, and even a casual perusal of this work will enrich the reader's understanding of his/her heritage." (Journal of Psychology and Theology)
"Recommended for students, teachers and ministers. . . . A worthy addition to any library." (Christian Scholars Review)
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