Synopses & Reviews
"[S]olidly researched, informative description and evaluation of seven monumental Christian thinkers groupedand related incisively by a brilliant contemporary theological mind. A treat not to be missed." -National Catholic Reporter"[A]s insightful as it is penetrating. The essays can indeed serve as introductions in and of themselves, each with a short biigraphy, a delineation of the theological positions held, and a concluding assessment of what lies ahead." -Anglican Theological Review>
A brilliant assessment of the teachings and writings of the men Kung deems to be the greatest Christian thinkers of the past two millennia. Kung does not rest with summing up their theology, but asks what these thinkers have to offer to the present age, and the lessons for Christians today.
Table of Contents
Paul -- Origen -- Augustine -- Thomas Aquinas --Martin Luther -- Friedrich Schleiermacher -- Karl Barth.