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God and History: Aspects of British Theology 1875-1914

Peter Hinchliff


It is well known that the scientific discoveries of the 19th century posed problems for Christian theology. Less well known is the fact that the new understanding of history, developed in the same period, also created a number of difficulties. The realization that Christianity possessed a history of its own, and had changed and developed, raised numerous important questions for theologians and Christians alike. Newman's revised Essay on the Development of Doctrine provides the starting-point for this survey, which discusses the ideas of a wide range of theologians from the full spectrum of Bri ... More

Keywords: Christian theology, Newman, Roman Catholics, Church of England, Church of Scotland, Free Church

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1992 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263333
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263333.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Hinchliff, author
Balliol College, Oxford