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Approaching Philosophy of Religion

An Introduction To Key Thinkers, Concepts, Methods And Debates

Anthony Thiselton

256 pages
SPCK Group

The book opens with an engaging history of the subject, mapping the major landmarks and outlining the main issues of current debate.

The rest of the book falls into three parts:

Part 1: Approaches. Descriptions of the main approaches developed by scholars to study the subject, with lively case histories and working examples showing the approaches in action, and assessing their lasting value.

Part 2: Concepts and Issues. Brief introductions to their origins and evolution, highlighting their significance in the work of major thinkers.

Part 3 Key Terms. Concise explanations of all the words and phrases that readers need to know in order to fully grasp the subject.

Author Bio
Anthony C. Thiselton is Emeritus Professor of Christian Theology at the University of Nottingham. He has taught at the Universities of Sheffield, Bristol and Durham and is known internationally for his work on the theory of biblical interpretation.