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This outstanding textbook offers an original history of Christian thought, asking what it has meant over the centuries to participate in the religion of the “Word made flesh.”

The volume:

  • traces Christian ideas, conversations, experiences and practices from the first century through to the dawn of modernity at the end of the eighteenth century

  • presents an inclusive history, considering the critical roles of women and religious “others”– dissenting Christians, Jews, and Muslims – in shaping Christian thought

  • demonstrates the importance of liturgical and devotional exercises to developing Christian practice

  • treats words, images, music and architecture all as primary evidence in reconstructing past experiences of Christianity.

The accompanying CD Rom contains over one hundred and fifty visuals to support the theories and examples discussed throughout the volume and detailed information concerning the musical selections is given at the appropriate locations to facilitate their classroom use. This superb resource will be essential for all those wanting an inclusive, accessible, and stimulating introduction to the history of Christianity.

Synopsis:

This outstanding textbook offers an original history of Christian thought, asking what it has meant over the centuries to participate in the religion of the Word made flesh.

About the Author

Margaret R. Miles is Emeritus Professor of Historical Theology at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. As Bussey Professor of Theology, she taught the history of Christian thought for 20 years at Harvard University Divinity School. Her previous books include Plotinus on Body and Beauty (Blackwell, 1999), Reading for Life (1996), Seeing and Believing (1996), Desire and Delight (1993), Practicing Christianity (1988), and Carnal Knowing (1988).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Maps.

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Prelude: Flesh and Word.

1. The Christian Movement in the Second and Third Centuries.

2. Inclusions and Exclusions: The Fourth Century.

3. Fleshing Out the Word: Medieval Christianity East and West.

4. The Voice of the Pages: Incarnation and Hierarchy in the Medieval West.

Interlude.

5. Death and the Body in the Fourteenth-Century West.

6. The Suffering Body of Christ: The Fifteenth Century.

7. Re-forming the Body of Christ: The Sixteenth Century, Part I.

8. Reforming the Body of Christ: The Sixteenth Century, Part 2.

9. Rationalism and Religious Passion: The Seventeenth Century.

10. Keeping Body and Soul Together: Eighteenth-Century Christianity.

Postlude: The Word Made Flesh.

Bibliography.

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781405108461
Author:
Miles, Margaret
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishers
Author:
Miles, Margaret Ruth
Author:
Miles, Margaret R.
Location:
Malden, MA
Subject:
Theology, doctrinal
Subject:
Incarnation
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - General
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - History
Subject:
Christian Theology - History
Subject:
History
Subject:
Christianity-History of Theology
Subject:
| History of Religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Series Volume:
71
Publication Date:
November 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.18x7.26x1.00 in. 1.83 lbs.

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