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The Genesis of Doctrine: A Study in the Foundation of Doctrinal Criticism

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Alister E. McGrath begins his book by critically engaging the views of George Lindbeck on doctrine before moving on to present a fresh understanding of the nature and function of Christian doctrine within the church. Particular attention is paid to the way in which doctrine acts as a demarcator between communities of faith, providing important insights into contemporary ecumenical debates. McGrath also explores the crucial issue of the authority of the past in Christian theology, focusing especially on how doctrine serves ...

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The Genesis of Doctrine: A Study in the Foundation of Doctrinal Criticism
1997, Regent College Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781573830720

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The Genesis of Doctrine: A Study in the Foundation of Doctrinal Criticism
1996, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802843166

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