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Each chapter is written by a leading modern theologian and gives a clear picture of a particular movement, topic or individual theologian. It also furthers the critical debates in the field.
The new edition includes many new distinguished contributors and new chapters on French theology, black and Hispanic theology, African theology, biblical and hermeneutical theology, theologies of mission, postmodern theology, Judaism and Christian theology, theology and the natural sciences, theology and the social sciences, and theology and the arts. The new edition also includes expanded treatment of feminist and womanist theologies. The volume editor gives a full introduction to twentieth century theology and concludes with an appraisal of Christian theology at the turn of the millennium.