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The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking: A Student's Guide

The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking A Student s Guide A college education becomes truly meaningful when faith affects what happens in the classroom every day Toward that end David Dockery and Timothy George have written this compelling case for the role

  • Title: The Great Tradition of Christian Thinking: A Student's Guide
  • Author: David S. Dockery Timothy George
  • ISBN: 9781433525131
  • Page: 158
  • Format: Paperback
  • A college education becomes truly meaningful when faith affects what happens in the classroom every day Toward that end, David Dockery and Timothy George have written this compelling case for the role of the Christian intellectual tradition in a serious liberal arts education.Surveying the long standing history of Christian thinkers ranging from the Apostles to the ReforA college education becomes truly meaningful when faith affects what happens in the classroom every day Toward that end, David Dockery and Timothy George have written this compelling case for the role of the Christian intellectual tradition in a serious liberal arts education.Surveying the long standing history of Christian thinkers ranging from the Apostles to the Reformers to the 21st century s greatest theologians this book introduces readers to the distinctive way that Christians through the years have read the Bible, formulated doctrine, provided education, and engaged the culture.

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    1. It is difficult to write a summary of two thousand years of intellectual thought in around one hundred pages. Inevitably there will be nuances not made, important people or event omitted, and too cursory treatment of most anything discussed. Still, any capable introduction to an intellectual tradition (especially one as rich as Christianity) will seek to provide highlights from all of the major people, times, and traditions. In my opinion this short volume leaves out too many important players a [...]

    2. Another excellent guide in the Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition series! Highly recommend!Dockery and George do an excellent job of briefly introducing the Christian intellectual tradition and then arguing for its continued apt applicability and worth in modern day Christian thought and life. In my case, Dockery and George were "preaching to the choir." Nevertheless, I found some helpful and insightful notions throughout.I think this would be a great text for high school or college [...]

    3. Dockery and George trace the history of what they term the “Christian intellectual tradition,” taking care to explore the rich nuances that have governed Christian thought and logic through the millennia. They seek to reclaim this tradition in modern academia, insisting that viable Christianity necessarily leads to viable intellectual depth and reasoning. Dry in places, this nevertheless serves as an ample primer for the forthcoming series that will examine specific areas of thought in furth [...]

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