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Rethinking Fundamental Theology

Gerald O'Collins


This book identifies the distinguishing features of fundamental theology, as distinct from philosophical theology, natural theology, apologetics, and other similar disciplines. Addressing the potential for confusion about basic Christian claims and beliefs, it sets out to relaunch fundamental theology as a discipline by presenting a coherent vision of basic theological questions and positions that will lay the ground for work in specific areas of systematic theology. This book examines foundational theological questions: about God, human experience and, specifically, religious experience; the ... More

Keywords: religious experience, canon, Church, faith, God, inspiration, Jesus, revelation, fundamental theology, tradition, truth

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199605569
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605569.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerald O'Collins, author
Adjunct Professor Australian Catholic University (Melbourne)
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