John Wycliffe, English theologian, philosopher, church reformer, and promoter of the first complete translation of the Bible into English. He was one of the forerunners of the Protestant Reformation. Saint Clement of Alexandria, Christian Apologist, missionary theologian to the Hellenistic Greek cultural world, and second known leader and teacher of the catechetical school of Alexandria. The most… His involvement in a plot to overthrow Adolf Hitler led… Reinhold Niebuhr, American Protestant theologian who had extensive influence on political thought and whose criticism of the prevailing theological liberalism of the s significantly affected the intellectual… Martin Bucer, Protestant reformer, mediator, and liturgical scholar best known for his ceaseless attempts to make peace between conflicting reform groups.
He influenced not only the development of Calvinism… Prior to his election as pope, Benedict led a distinguished career as a theologian and as prefect of the Congregation for the… Peter Abelard, French theologian and philosopher best known for his solution of the problem of universals and for his original use of dialectics. He is also known for his poetry and for his celebrated… William of Ockham, Franciscan philosopher, theologian, and political writer, a late scholastic thinker regarded as the founder of a form of nominalism—the school of thought that denies that universal concepts… Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologian, preacher, and classical philologist, generally recognized as the founder of modern Protestant theology.
His major work, Der christliche Glaube —22; 2nd… Leo Baeck, Reform rabbi and theologian, the spiritual leader of German Jewry during the Nazi period, and the leading liberal Jewish religious thinker of his time. His magnum opus, The Essence of Judaism,… Richard Hooker, theologian who created a distinctive Anglican theology and who was a master of English prose and legal philosophy.
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In his masterpiece, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiasticall Politie, which was… Joachim Of Fiore, Italian mystic, theologian, biblical commentator, philosopher of history, and founder of the monastic order of San Giovanni in Fiore. He developed a philosophy of history according to… He wrote biblical commentaries and pamphlets against the Protestants.
His major work was Augustinus, published… Tertullian, important early Christian theologian, polemicist, and moralist who, as the initiator of ecclesiastical Latin, was instrumental in shaping the vocabulary and thought of Western Christianity. Franz Rosenzweig, German-Jewish religious Existentialist who, through his fresh handling of traditional religious themes, became one of the most influential modern Jewish theologians. In , although… Robert Boyle, Anglo-Irish natural philosopher and theological writer, a preeminent figure of 17th-century intellectual culture.
He was best known as a natural philosopher, particularly in the field of… Yves Congar, French Dominican priest who was widely recognized in his lifetime as one of the most important Roman Catholic theologians of the 20th century. Best known for his work in ecclesiology theology… Basil the Great, early Church Father who defended the orthodox faith against the Arian heresy.
As bishop of Caesarea, he wrote several works on monasticism, theology, and canon law. He was declared… Gregory IX, one of the most vigorous of the 13th-century popes reigned —41 , a canon lawyer, theologian, defender of papal prerogatives, and founder of the papal Inquisition. Gregory promulgated the… Athanasius, theologian, ecclesiastical statesman, and Egyptian national leader.
He was the chief defender of Christian orthodoxy in the 4th-century battle against Arianism, the heresy that the Son… Albertus Magnus, Dominican bishop and philosopher best known as a teacher of St. Thomas Aquinas and as a proponent of Aristotelianism at the University of Paris.
He established the study of nature… Cyprian, early Christian theologian and bishop of Carthage who led the Christians of North Africa during a period of persecution from Rome. Upon his execution he became the first bishop-martyr of Africa. Saint Bonaventure, leading medieval theologian, minister general of the Franciscan order, and cardinal bishop of Albano. He wrote several works on the spiritual life and recodified the constitution of… Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, 4th-century Church Father whose defense of the doctrine of the Trinity God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit made him one of the greatest champions of orthodoxy against Arianism.
Meister Eckhart, Dominican theologian and writer who was the greatest German speculative mystic. In the transcripts of his sermons in German and Latin, he charts the course of union between the individual… View More. Leah is committed to providing innovative theological education to those in the Pentecostal-Charismatic tradition, as well as to the students of diverse theological backgrounds.
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Her first book, Gender and Pentecostal Revivalism: Making a Female Ministry in the Early Twentieth Century Palgrave Macmillan, , winner of the Pneuma book of the year award, examines how women overcame barriers of gender, race, and class to establish authoritative ministries, as well as how their legacies influence women in ministry today. Steve came to George Fox University in partnership with Young Life in , before joining the faculty full-time in He served on the Young Life staff for 25 years in the Northeast and Midwest.
In reality there can be no universal confession: every congregation needs to learn how to confess the faith in its particular context. This article aims sets out to argue that the institui tional Christianity does not have the exclusive rights to "doing theology". The academic theology taking precedence in the dialogue with the public sphere can possibly be justified when the empirical categories of emics and etics in sociology are used. Each time he speaks to a congregation, he hears this question: "Why don't my children and grandchildren go to church? Insight into the role of master narratives, such as globalization and consumerism, and the damage they do to individuals, leads to a reveille of small base communities that derive their energy from spirituality. This institution influenced all spheres of life and was the most important supporter of monarchies. Christian Ministry.
His life work has been understanding, relating to, and communicating with adolescents, doing the important work of making complex theological concepts understandable to them. Both Thriving and Theologia are supported through the generosity of the Lilly Foundation and encourage the vitality of the church through providing established and potential leaders with forums for theological depth, exploration and holistic care.