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Christian Theologies of Salvation: A Comparative Introduction

Justin S. Holcomb


This book introduces the reader to the great variety of distinctive interpretations within the Christian tradition regarding theologies of salvation, distinctive interpretations expressed by a wide range of Christian theologians. Christian theology is reflection on the one whom Christians confess as Lord and Savior. This reflection has been informed by the interest in salvation. The role of soteriology is to show why and how Jesus is significant. All Christian theologians would agree that Jesus Christ is the one through whom salvation comes, but to explain what that means has been debated thro ... More

Keywords: salvation, theology, Jesus Christ

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780814724439
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814724439.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Justin S. Holcomb, author
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

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Front Matter


Justin S. Holcomb

Part I Patristic

2 Origen of Alexandria

Thomas P. Scheck

4 Saint Augustine

David Vincent Meconi, SJ

5 Athanasius

John Yocum

6 The Cappadocians

Andrew Radde-Gallwitz

Part II Middle Ages

8 Anselm of Canterbury

Giles E. M. Gasper

9 Saint Thomas Aquinas

R. Jared Staudt

10 Julian of Norwich

Kerrie Hide

Part III Reformation and Catholic Counter-Reformation

12 Martin Luther

Carl R. Trueman

13 John Calvin

J. Todd Billings

14 The Catholic Reform

Donald S. Prudlo

Part IV Eighteenth to Twenty-First Centuries

16 John Wesley

Thomas H. McCall

18 Karl Barth

Tom Greggs

20 Gustavo Gutiérrez

Michael Edward Lee