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González, Justo L.

Works: 298 works in 681 publications in 5 languages and 17,481 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  History  Commentaries  Terminology  Dictionaries  Popular works  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: BR142, 270
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Justo L González
The story of Christianity by Justo L González( Book )

64 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Korean and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revised edition of an accessible narrative history assesses crucial theological developments while offering insight into the social, political, and economic forces that influenced the Church's development, in a volume that includes coverage of such subjects as emerging Protestantism and the origins of modern movements
Faith and wealth : a history of early Christian ideas on the origin, significance, and use of money by Justo L González( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Examines early Christian ideas, beliefs, and teachings about the use of money, property, communal sharing, and the rights and obligations of rich and poor ... highlights the ideas of ... Cyprian, Ambrose, Augustine, John Chrysostom, and the Desert Fathers."
Christianity in Latin America : a history by Ondina E González( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the arrival of the conquistadores in the fifteenth century to the spread of the Pentecostal movement today, Christianity has molded, coerced, refashioned, and enriched Latin America. Likewise, Christianity has been changed, challenged, and renewed as it crossed the Atlantic. These changes now affect its practice and understanding, not only in South and Central America and the Caribbean, but also--through immigration and global communication--around the world. Focusing on this mutually constitutive relationship, Christianity in Latin America presents the important encounters between people, ideas, and events of this large, heterogeneous subject. In doing so, it takes readers on a fascinating journey of explorers, missionaries, farmers, mystics, charlatans, evangelists, dictators, and martyrs. This book offers an accessible and engaging review of the history of Christianity in Latin America with a widely ecumenical focus to foster understanding of the various forces shaping both Christianity and the region."--Page 4 of cover
Christian thought revisited : three types of theology by Justo L González( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian Thought Revisited offers an overview of three basic models of theology in Western Christian history. From the works of Tertullian, Clement of Alexandria and Origen, and Ireanaeus of Lyon come the models of moral theology, metaphysical theology, and pastoral theology. This categorization helps readers understand the validity and application of all three models in the study of theology today. --From publisher's description
Mañana : Christian theology from a Hispanic perspective by Justo L González( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church history : an essential guide by Justo L González( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the chief difficulties in studying the history of Christianity is the lack of prior exposure to the subject that students often bring with them. Struggling to keep up with the large numbers of names, dates, and places presented to them, it is easy for students to lose sight of the "big picture," the broad sweep of movement and change that instructors most wish to communicate. Justo Gonzalez has written this book to help students gain just such a quick and basic grasp of the main periods and issues in the history of Christianity. Drawing upon his own extensive experience and that of others, he contends that having been introduced to the essentials of church history in a brief and accessible form, students are then far better able to understand and appreciate what they encounter in more detailed lectures and reading
Liberation preaching : the pulpit and the oppressed by Justo L González( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a careful discussion of the basis and background of liberation theology [the authors] deal with the primary question of biblical interpretation. They thoroughly discuss the obstacles which impede a liberating interpretation of scriptural passages, offer specific suggestions for overcoming these obstacles, and bring new light on how to hear afresh familiar scriptures in order to appropriate their meaning in a liberating ways"--P. [4] of cover
Santa Biblia : the Bible through Hispanic eyes by Justo L González( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gonzalez explores how a Hispanic perspective illuminates the biblical text in ways that will be valuable not only for Latino readers but also for the church at large. Introducing five "paradigms" for Latino biblical interpretation, Gonzalez discusses theory and provides concrete examples of biblical texts that gain new meaning when read from a different perspective"--Publisher description
Essential theological terms by Justo L González( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justo Gonzalez provides students with accessible discussions of over 300 theological terms. Each entry in this two-column work gives more detail than those typical of a dictionary, introducing the meaning of the term, its importance, and how it has been understood in both historic and contemporary theology. These reliable discussions of the most common ideas and concepts encountered in theological studies will make this book indispensable for students in all stages of their education
The Westminster dictionary of theologians( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABAUD (early 12th century). An abbot who wrote a Treatise on the Breaking of the Body of Christ, during the Eucharistic controversies surrounding the doctrines of Berengar. He holds that, although the bread is the body of Christ, when the bread is broken each one of its part
Introduction to Christian theology by Justo L González( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing shape of church history by Justo L González( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New, different readings of church history are finally reflecting Christianity?s deep roots in every culture worldwide. Gonzlez listens to voices from centers other than the North Atlantic to help us see a different perspective of church history?-a global story that includes those previously marginalized?-as he offers us a hopeful outlook for the future of world Christianity
Out of every tribe and nation : Christian theology at the ethnic Roundtable by Justo L González( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heretics for armchair theologians by Justo L González( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unique Armchair volume, noted church historians Justo and Catherine Gonzalez introduce readers to important early church figures whose teachings were denounced by the church as heresies. Instructional for what they taught and for revealing what the church wished to safeguard and uphold, these "heretics," including Marcion, Arius, Nestorius, and Pelagius, are engagingly presented in their contexts through a clear and accessible text that is highlighted by the humorous illustrations of Ron Hill. Heretics for Armchair Theologians is an enjoyable way to learn about the church's early life and beliefs. Written by experts but designed for the novice, the Armchair series provides accurate, concise, and witty overviews of some of the most profound moments and theologians in Christian history. These books are essential supplements for first-time encounters with primary texts, lucid refreshers for scholars and clergy, and enjoyable reads for the theologically curious
For the healing of the nations : the book of Revelation in an age of cultural conflict by Justo L González( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Justo Gonzalez discusses how the Book of Revelation deals with the cultural conflicts of the first century - which were also political and economic in nature. He demonstrates how these conflicts are not so different from those we face today, from the inequities of the global economy to the incivilities of the "culture wars."" "For preachers and pastors, students and Bible study groups, and all those concerned with the message of Revelation today, For the Healing of the Nations is a book of challenge, hope, and reconciliation."--Jacket
Revelation by Catherine Gunsalus González( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Few books of the Bible have had a reversal of fortune like that of Revelation. Written to offer comfort, to aid those trying to understand their faith, and to be read aloud in church, Revelation is viewed by many readers today as shrouded in mystery and rife with elusive symbolism. Yet, as Catherine and Justo Gonzalez point out, we are not as far from the situation about which John writes as we might think. Although we may not face daily challenges of life and death, injustice and idolatry are rampant in our society. And Revelation's dire warnings against those who would rather be comfortable or successful than faithful is of great relevance in our lives today."--Jacket
Acts : the gospel of the spirit by Justo L González( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise history of Christian doctrine by Justo L González( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an introduction to the core Christian doctrines, the historical context in which they arose, and their ongoing importance to contemporary Christian belief and practice. Justo Gonz̀lez has long been recognized as one of our best teachers and interpreters of the churchs belief and history. In this new volume he lays out the answers to three questions crucial to understanding the Christian tradition: First, what are the core Christian doctrines? What ideas and convictions form the heart of Christian identity?Second, Where did these doctrines come from? What are the historical contexts in which they first rose to prominence? How have they developed across the history of the church?Finally, what do these doctrines mean today? What claims do they continue to place on Christian belief and practice in the twenty-first century?Written with the clarity and insight for which Gonz̀lez is famous, A Short History of Christian Doctrine will serve the needs of students in church history, historical theology, and systematic theology classes in college/university settings, as well as seminaries/theological schools
A history of Christian thought by Arthur Cushman McGiffert( Book )

18 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early church to the Reformation by Justo L González( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gonzáles, Justo L

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Gonzalez, Justo

González, Justo 1937-

Gonzalez, Justo L.

González, Justo Luis 1937-

González Meda, Justo

González-Meda, Justo 1937-

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Justo González García Cuban-American Methodist historian

Justo L. González

Meda, Justo González

Meda, Justo González 1937-

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곤잘레스, 유스토 L

곤잘레스, 후스토

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Faith and wealth : a history of early Christian ideas on the origin, significance, and use of moneyChristianity in Latin America : a historyChristian thought revisited : three types of theologyMañana : Christian theology from a Hispanic perspectiveChurch history : an essential guideSanta Biblia : the Bible through Hispanic eyesEssential theological termsThe Westminster dictionary of theologians