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By Victoria La'Porte

An advent to Theology provides a full of life, modern method of theological questions. It bargains with a couple of major theological concerns together with the Enlightenment, biblical feedback, issues of the Creeds, glossy causes of existence and its questions, and rebuilding theology within the glossy international. The procedure is largely "problem founded" within the feel that it seeks to investigate and discover the problems with convinced elements of Christian theology. The reader is requested to have interaction in and grapple with vital demanding situations to theology from the philosophical to the mental and sociological, together with philosophical demanding situations to theology from Plato to the current; the relevance of Creeds for modern theology; the clash among medical and spiritual causes of occasions; the life of alternative religions; and demanding situations from Marxism, liberalism, and feminism.

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If Jesus had a human nature as well as a divine nature, what are the implications of this? In The Last Temptation of Christ Jesus dreamed, before his death on the cross, that he had a sexual liaison with Mary Magdalene. Monty Python's The Life of Brian took a humorous look at a parody of Jesus' life through the story of one of the characters who was mistaken for the Messiah. Mary Whitehouse brought the last case of blasphemy in sixty years when she took to court Gay News Ltd, which published a poem that portrayed the centurion's `love' for the crucified body of Christ.

E. P. Sanders, The Historical Figure of Jesus (London: Penguin, 1993), p. 1. 3. , p. 10. 4. `A boy was born in Bethlehem', in E. ), The Penguin Book of Christmas Carols (London: Penguin, 1972), pp. 38±9. 5. R. Burridge, Four Gospels: One Jesus? (London: SPCK, 1994), p. 6. 6. Sanders, Historical Figure of Jesus, p. 59. 7. , p. 59. 8. , p. 62. 9. , p. 2. 10. See J. Jeremias, New Testament Theology (London: SCM Press, 1987), pp. , ch. 1. 11. , p. 11. 12. Carpenter, Jesus, p. 19. 13. ), The Myth of God Incarnate (London: SCM Press, 1993).

100 ± c. 165 ce) believed that Jesus appeared on earth suddenly as an adult man; he was neither born nor developed from infant to adult; he did, in reality, suffer and die. However and contradictorily, Marcion believed that Jesus' body was not physical. Marcion created his own canon 5 of scripture in the middle of the second century. His canon rejected the Old Testament writings, as well as anything Jewish in the New Testament. This eventuality placed pressure on the Church to clarify its own position as regards both the Old Testament and the New Testament traditions; it had to speed up their own process of developing an orthodox canon (which included the Old Testament and large parts of the New Testament omitted by Marcion).

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