Saint Mary's Press® Glossary of Theological Terms
Designed for College Students Taking Introductory Courses in Catholic Theology
Saint Mary's Press® Glossary of Theological Terms is the ideal resource for college instructors faced with introducing undergraduate students to Roman Catholic theology—and a highly useful companion for students who find introductory theology and religious studies confusing and challenging. It is the logical first step toward Catholic theological literacy.
Here students get beginning definitions or working explanations that serve as the basis for helping them become involved in genuine theological dialogue, discussion, and discovery. The perfect supplement or companion for many different introductory theology and religious studies courses, the glossary is:
- comprehensive in its inclusion of terms.
- concise in its definitions.
- very user-friendly.
The entry for each term includes:
- a reference to the language of origin.
- an indication of the theological content.
- a summary statement of the contemporary meaning.
An indispensable guide to the theological terms students will encounter as they begin—and continue—their studies, the Saint Mary's Press® Glossary of Theological Terms is today's answer to the pressing need for improving Catholic literacy in today's beginning theology students.
Copyright: Jan. 1, 2006
Size: 6 x 9
Length: 208 pages
what people are saying about Saint Mary's Press® Glossary of Theological Terms
Review by Andrew W. Lichtenwalner, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
Review by Patricia Lewis, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Non-native English speakers said that the glossary easily clarified unfamiliar English terms for them. Many English-speaking students appreciated the clear definitions of Hispanic terms and said the glossary would help them in their outreach ministry to Hispanic people.
Review by Matthew Ogilvie, assistant professor of systemic theology, University of Dallas School of Ministry
Review by Jack S. Rounds, Jr., Adult Faith Formation Program, University of Dallas School of Ministry
Review by Daniella Zsupan, doctoral student, Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry
Review by Tim O'Malley, doctoral student, Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry