Handbook of Catholic theology
Call Number: Reference - R230.033/BEI/1995
The English version of Lexikon der katholischen Dogmatik (1987), this resource concentrates on Roman Catholic systemic theology. A dictionary arrangement includes substantial articles, by leading theologians, ranging from 'absolutism' to 'worldview'. Each article is divided into five sections: biblical background, history of theology, church teaching, ecumenical perspectives and systemic reflections. Numerous tables and charts help crystallise the text. Bibliographies refer mainly to English works and there is a subject index. An objective introduction to the basic categories and topics in Catholic theology.(McIntosh)
Companion encyclopedia of theology
Call Number: Reference - R230.03/COM
An international team of forty-eight theologians and practitioners contribute essays reflecting the present state of theology in its Western academic context. They do this within six divisions: the Hebrew and Christian Bible, the tradition, the contribution of philosophy, spirituality, contemporary ethics and ... issues in present-day theological construction.(McIntosh).
The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church
Call Number: Reference - R203 OXF 2005
For many years the standard English language reference work for church history. Particular emphasis is on Western Europe, especially Great Britain, and on Anglican and Catholic churches. Valuable for bibliographic coverage of both primary and secondary sources (McIntosh)
The craft of theology
Call Number: Reserve - Theology - 230.072/DUL
1992. History and doctrine of theology.
Theology : a very short introduction
Call Number: Main - 230 FOR
2000 ed. This short introduction aims to provide both believers and non- believers with a balanced survey of the central questions of contemporary theology. David Ford’s interrogative approach draws the reader into considering the principles underlying religious belief, including the centrality of salvation to most major religions, the concept of God in ancient, modern and postmodern contexts, the challenge posed to theology by prayer and worship, and the issue of sin and evil. He also proves the nature.
History of theology
Call Number: Main - 230.9/HIS/1 & Main - 230.9/HIS/III
1996-2008. Vol. 1 edited by Angelo Di Berardino and Basil Studer ; translated by Matthew J. O’Connell -- Vol. 2 edited by Giulio D’Onofrio ; translated by Matthew J. O’Connell -- Vol. 3 edited by Giulio D’Onofrio ; translated by Matthew J. O’Connell. Incomplete contents:I. The patristic period -- II. The middle ages -- III. The renaissance. Vol II not yet published. Cover design is similar with an image of St Teresa of Avila on the cover of vol III.
An introduction to Catholic theology
Call Number: Reserve - Theology - 230.1/LEN & Stack - Australian Catholic Documentation Centre - ACH 231.0 LEN
Articles in this book are written by the CIS faculty.
New Catholic encyclopedia
Call Number: Reference - R203.2 NEW 2002
2nd ed. It contains some 17,000 signed articles, each with a bibliography. The N.C.E. covers not just Catholic topics but many general subjects from a Catholic point of view. Over 4,800 scholars contributed to the work. The articles are "uniformly excellent, both in scholarship and readability. There are fine articles (with)... an especially complete coverage of Scholastic philosophy. The many Biblical articles, … make up a complete Biblical encyclopedia" (Library Journal, XCII [April 15, 1967], p. 1618). Respected for its scholarship, its comprehensive coverage and genuine openness, it is an essential resource for all things Catholic (McIntosh)
The HarperCollins encyclopedia of Catholicism
Call Number: Reference - R203.2/HAR
1995. A compendium of Catholic belief and practice which offers an authoritative guide to the people, doctrines, history, worship, art, spirituality, literature, theological developments and changes which have shaped the Catholic Church over almost two millenia. There are feature length entries on major doctrines, figures and issues.McIntosh)
Call Number: Main - 231.5 MCB 1994 A
New edition. 1994. Contents: Foreword / Theodore M. Hesburgh -- Introduction. 1. What is Catholicism? -- 2. Faith and its outcomes : theology, doctrine, discipleship -- PART 1. Human existence. PART 2. God. PART 3. PART 4. The church. PART 5. The sacraments. PART 6. Christian morality. PART 7. Christian spirituality. Conclusion. 32. Catholicism : a synthesis -- Appendix -- Discussion questions -- Glossary -- Indexes. The author "intends this book as a bridge between the Church of yesterday and the Church of today" (Preface). In seven parts and thirty two chapters, McBrien attempts to present almost a summa theologica of contemporary Catholic theology, but always in relation to the roots of Catholicism and frequent references to texts and documents. (McCabe)
Christian theology : an introduction
Call Number: Reserve - Theology - 230.02 MCG 2007
Contents: Part 1. Landmarks, periods, themes, and personalities of Christian theology. Introduction -- 1. The patristic period, c.100-c.700 -- 2. The Middle Ages and the Renaissance, c.700-c.1500 -- 3. The age of Reformation, c.1500-c.1750 -- 4. The modern period, c.1750-the present -- Part 2. Sources and methods 5. Getting started : preliminaries -- 6. The sources of theology -- 7. Knowledge of God : natural and revealed -- 8. Philiosophy and theology : introducing a dialogue -- Part 3. Christian theology 9. The doctrine of God -- 10. The doctrine of the Trinity -- 11. The doctrine of the person of Christ -- 12. Faith and history : the Christological agenda of modernity -- 13. The doctrine of salvation in Christ -- 14. The doctrines of human nature, sin and grace -- 15. The doctrine of the church -- 16. The doctrine of the sacraments -- 17. Christianity and the world religions -- 18. The last things : the Christian hope -- Glossary of theological terms.
The Blackwell encyclopedia of modern Christian thought
Call Number: Reference - R230.93/McG
1993 ed. Covers theology from the dawn of the Enlightenment to the present. Substantial essays on central themes, articles on philosophical movements as well as the leading branches of the sciences. Major denominations of the church and influential theologians feature prominently. The work is ecumenical; the predominant ethos tending toward theological conservatism (McIntosh)
A new dictionary of Christian theology
Call Number: Reference - R230.03/RIC
1983 ed. This is a comprehensive, ecumenical work which describes developments in theological thinking since the Enlightenment. Includes material on political and feminist theology, cultural relativism and religious pluralism. An excellent place to go for concise definitions and for the clarification of theological themes and questions.(McIntosh)