DAVID N. BELL, ALICE DUTHIE-CLARK
Title: A Cloud of Witnesses: An Introductory History of the Development of Christian Doctrine (Cistercian Studies Series, No 109)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: Used - Very Good
Publisher: Cistercian Publications May 1989
0879077093 / 9780879077099
Seller ID: 20100901177129
Sometimes an instructor has to become a textbook writer: the right text is not available for the course, so the instructor has to write it. Teacher/author David Bell doesn't assume previous knowledge on the part of his readers, and he emphasizes the word 'introductory.' In A Cloud of Witnesses
, he explains the great Christological, Trinitarian and ecclesiological debates clearly, cogently, and a sense of excitement, mixing technical theological language with down-to-earth examples. As an introductory text, this book is excellent: if you haven't studied the history of doctrine before, or if you are teaching people who haven't, or if you simply want a fresh perspective on ground well-trodden-this book deserve your attention. 212 pp. Pristine copy except for blotting out of previous owner's name on title page and a few pages showing hightlighting in the text.
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