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On Christian Theologians

So you have heard the name of a certain theologian …. well, here are some introductions or surveys on theologians in the Christian tradition:

  • Evans, G.R. The Medieval Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Medieval Period. 1st Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell,  2001.
  • Lindberg, Carter.  First Christian Theologians  (The Great Theologians).  1st Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell,  2004.
  • Lindberg, Carter.  The Pietist Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. 1st Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell,  2004.
  • Lindberg, Carter.  The Reformation Theologians: An Introduction to Theology in the Early Modern Period. 1st Edition. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell,  2001.
  • McDermott, Gerald.  The Great Theologians: A Brief Guide.  Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2010.
  • Olson, Roger E. God in Dispute: “Conversations” among Great Christian Thinkers.  Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009.
  • Olson, Roger E.  The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 1999.
  • Placher, William C.  Essentials of Christian Theology. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.
  • Placher, William C.  Readings in the History of Christian Theology, Volume 1: From the Beginnings to the Eve of the Reformation (Readings in the History of Christian Theology Vol. I).  Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.
  • Placher, William C.  Readings in the History of Christian Theology, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present (Readings in the History of Christian Theology Vol. II).  Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.
  • Reeves, Michael.  Theologians You Should Know: An Introduction: From the Apostolic Fathers to the 21st Century.  Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2016.