The Landscape of Faith
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The Landscape of Faith

An Explorer's Guide to the Christian Creeds

by Alister McGrath

The Landscape of Faith
paperback
  • Length: 288 pages
  • Published:
  •  Forthcoming
  • ISBN: 978-0-2810-7625-3
  • Item Code: P07625

Taking a nondenominational approach similar to the "mere Christianity" advocated by C. S. Lewis, Alister McGrath uses the creeds as framework with which to explore the teachings of the Christian doctrines and what it means to live a life of faith.

In this new book, he tells of his discovery of Christianity while a student at Oxford University and takes readers on a panoramic tour of the landscape of the Christian faith. Using the story of his own crisis of faith, he looks at why Christians believe what they do, how we can best understand these ideas, and the difference they make to the way we think about ourselves and our world so that readers can find their own map to navigate the landscape of faith.

"Again and again, Alister McGrath elegantly performs that central task of any teacher: to enable his students and readers, starting from the familiar ground of what they already know, to go on to explore new territory, and begin to see an expanded horizon."
Church Times
"McGrath's ability to translate often complex theological matters into contemporary prose for a popular audience once again shines through, with an immensely readable style that captivates readers from the opening pages."
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Alister McGrath (DPhil, DD, Oxford University) is the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. He previously held the chair of theology, ministry, and education and was head of the Centre for Theology, Religion & Culture at King's College, London. He is in constant demand as a speaker at conferences throughout the world and is the author of many books including The Dawkins Delusion? and Christianity's Dangerous Idea.

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