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Published: 14 October 2014

448 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198719250

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History of Christian Dogma

Ferdinand Christian Baur and Edited by Peter C. Hodgson
Translated by Peter C. Hodgson and Robert F. Brown

  • Provides a translation of Ferdinand Christian Baur's (1792-1860) summary of his history of Christian dogma, which has never before been published in English
  • Offers necessary information to give context to Baur's work in the introduction, including comparison to Hegel's theology, information about the Vorlesungen, and a brief summary of Lehrbuch
  • Analyses the conception, method, and history of Baur's work
  • Discusses Baur's interpretation of historical process and historical knowledge, his construction of the history of the Church, and his interpretation of theology in the nineteenth century
  • Divides the history of dogma into three major periods: the Ancient Church, the Middle Ages, and the Reformation