We are Theologians:

Strengthening the People of God

Fredrica Harris Thompsett

Sep/2004, 144 Pages, PAPERBACK, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

ISBN-13: 9781596280007

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All of us are natural theologians, willing and able to think through questions of belief and relate the insights of theologians to our public and personal lives. In this clear and engaging introduction, Thompsett gives us the tools to think theologically by grounding us in the history, theology, spirituality, and biblical foundations of Anglican belief, particularly that of the Episcopal Church.

Beginning with the Bible and what it reveals to us about the distinct calling of the People of God, Thompsett goes on to consider the insights of the Reformation regarding the importance of the laity and the contribution of lay people, particularly women, to the expansive mission of the nineteenth century in education and social work. She then explores different aspects of Anglican identity, and lay movements of liberation in the global South.

Aimed primarily at a lay and non-specialist audience, this book introduces key facets of Anglicanism and aspects of contemporary theolgy. It is an excellent parish educational resource, especially for adult forums and group study.

Fredrica Harris Thompsett is the Mary Wolfe professor of historical theology at the Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, where she has also served as academic dean for fourteen years. She is the author or editor of several Church Publishing and Morehouse titles, including the most recent Encouraging Conversation and the highly regarded We Are Theologians.

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