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Bowden, John 1935-2010

Overview
Works: 273 works in 808 publications in 2 languages and 15,375 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Introductions  Biography  Chronologies  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Creator, Other, Signer, tra
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Most widely held works by John Bowden
Women in Christianity by Hans Küng( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in earliest Christianity -- Women in the early church -- Women in the church of the Middle Ages -- Women at the time of the reformation -- Women in modernity and postmodernity
The Westminster dictionary of Christian theology by John Bowden( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an alphabetically arranged dictionary with entries pertaining to various aspects of Christian theology
Encyclopedia of Christianity( Book )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work presupposes no prior knowledge of Christianity, and can usefully be consulted by Jews and Muslims, people of other faiths or no faith at all. It covers all forms of Christianity throughout history and the world. Over 300 major articles are linked through a series of pointers that provide different angles on topics and show the connections between them. The contributors include the leading experts on the topics under consideration, which range from regional surveys to portraits of denominations and sects, explorations of theological and moral questions, relationships with other faiths, and a "Who's Who" of Christianity. In addition to the main articles, "fact boxes" present basic factual material, often in the form of lists, bringing together information that is often difficult to find: creeds, councils, popes, miracles and parables of Jesus, religious orders, and much more
A history of Israel in Old Testament times by Siegfried Herrmann( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in German and English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ in Christian tradition by Alois Grillmeier( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and German and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Israel in the Old Testament period by H Jagersma( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What I believe by Hans Küng( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hans Kung is one of the most celebrated theologians of the celebrated theologians of the present day. His audience, which is strong within his own Roman Catholic Church, is equally solid among Christians of other denominations, among those outside the churches and indeed among those at the frontiers of organised religion" "From the start, he has been a rebel. being Swiss and a lover of personal freedom. Many of his books such as Infallible? and On being a Christian have rocked the Papal boat." "Now after publishing two magnificent and acclaimed volumes of memoirs, Kung has written a much shorter and more personal book to explain his own beliefs." "If one sets aside all scientific knowledge and learning, all formal theological language and the skilful construction of theories, what remains as the core of faith?"--Jacket
The quest of the historical Jesus by Albert Schweitzer( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this revised translation and retrieval of the full text of the revised German edition, Schweitzer describes and critiques 18th and 19th century attempts at retrieving the "Jesus of history" and stands at the crossroads of the 19th and 20th centuries to bring closure to the former, and to open the latter for New Testament scholarship. Schweitzer saw the problems of historiography, theology, and politics in the ways the issues were formulated-and the answers proposed-and refocused attention on Jesus' "eschatology" in a way abandoned by his predecessors. Issues of the messianic secret, the nature of the kingdom of God, and Jesus' mission are addressed
Fortress introduction to the New Testament by Gerd Theissen( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the main issues for reading the New Testament are covered in this exciting new introduction by one of the world's foremost biblical scholars
A history of Israel from Alexander the Great to Bar Kochba by H Jagersma( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De hoogleraar Hebreeuws en Oude Testament te Brussel beschrijft de geschiedenis van Israël in de hellenistisch-romeinse periode tot en met de opstand van Bar Kochba (132-135)
A reader in contemporary theology by John Bowden( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is now widespread interest in religious questions and this interest tends to concentrate on the vital points in Christianity: the meaningfulness of religious language, the reality of God, etc. The debate crosses many old barriers. Yet precisely because the debate is vital and in some ways novel, readers may neglect to inform themselves about the intellectual backbround -- to their own impoverishment. Those using this reader will gain some first-hand knowledge of the work of the great Protestant thinkers Barth, Bultmann, Tillich, Bonhoeffer; the new mood in Roman Catholic theology (Rahner, Schillebeeckz, de Chardin); and the pioneering discussions of the significance for the Christian faith of science and analytical philosophy
Theologies in the Old Testament by Erhard S Gerstenberger( )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author here offers a radical departure from traditional treatments of Old Testament theology. Rather than offering a systematic approach, he discusses the various theological voices coming from different social settings within ancient Israel: the family and the clan, village, tribal alliance, and kingdom. Gerstenberger concludes with his reflections on how the biblical witness informs contemporary theology, and must be contextual and ecumenical in order to be authentic
Who's who in theology : from the first century to the present by John Bowden( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesus : the unanswered questions by John Bowden( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new dictionary of Christian theology by Alan Richardson( Book )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karl Barth by John Bowden( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and German and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronology of world Christianity by John Bowden( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Chronology of World Christianity may be seen as a diary, a listing of events in Christianity all over the world, year by year, month by month and sometimes day by day, from the time of Jesus to the present. The strength of a chronology over a history is that it can set side by side events taking place in different parts of the world. The compactness of the presentation makes it possible to view a wide horizon. The mere variety of developments, from wars and political changes in well-established societies to exploration of new regions and the spread of missions, from the building of cathedrals and the founding of universities to the rise of Christian belief and practice can put familiar information in fascinating new contexts." "And what is Christianity? The Chronology describes three aspects: it chronicles the activity of those who call themselves Christians; the set of ideas and beliefs that Christians hold, as set down by councils and individual theologians; and those areas of culture where Christianity has left and indelible mark, works of art which are not necessarily created as Christian art, but which are nevertheless part of the story of Christianity." "By means of cross-references, events are linked together so that they form 'stories' which can be traced over a period of time. Those who pick it up and glance through it will find that it not only contains a wealth of information but is also extremely readable."--Jacket
Disputed truth : memoirs by Hans Küng( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is not well known that as a young man Kung was a close friend and confidant of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI). Increasingly, however, they came to represent exactly what the other most despised. But on being appointed to the Holy See, Ratzinger had a long private meeting with Kung, the consequences of which may still last. In these memoirs Kung gives his personal account of all these struggles and ambitions. The result is a book of major importance for students of the Church in the 20th Century. This second volume covers the period following the close of the Second Vatican Council up to the present day
Edward Schillebeeckx : in search of the kingdom of God by John Bowden( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic Church : a short history by Hans Küng( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic Church has undergone many alterations during scientific, cultural, political, technological, and industrial revolutions. In this chronicle, Küng follows the church through its many transformations, focusing on the major persons and actions that created and changed its organization and methods
 
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The Westminster dictionary of Christian theology
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The Westminster dictionary of Christian theologyEncyclopedia of ChristianityChrist in Christian traditionWhat I believeThe quest of the historical JesusFortress introduction to the New TestamentTheologies in the Old TestamentA new dictionary of Christian theology
Alternative Names
Bowden, J. S.

Bowden, J. S. 1935-

Bowden, J. S. 1935-2010

Bowden, J. S. (John Stephen)

Bowden, J. S. (John Stephen), 1935-

Bowden, John.

Bowden, John 1935-

Bowden, John (John Stephen)

Bowden, John S.

Bowden, John S. 1935-2010

Bowden, John Stephen

Bowden John Stephen 1935-2010

John Bowden English theologian and publisher

ボウデン, J.

Languages
English (181)

German (5)