Pages: 224
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld


A Beginner's Guide

Keith Ward

From original sin to eternal life, renowned theologian Keith Ward introduces the Christian Faith and systematically compares its many different denominations.
9781851685394 (30 Nov 2007)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

From original sin to eternal life, the function of prayer to the role of the church, renowned theologian Keith Ward offers a comprehensive survey of the diversity of Christian thinking in this introduction to the world's largest faith. By presenting three different interpretations for over fifteen key doctrines, he invites anyone interested in the contemporary spiritual landscape to consider the Christian faith from a new and refreshing perspective.

Additional Information

Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 224
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Keith Ward is Professor of Divinity, Gresham College, London and Regius Professor of Divinity, Emeritus, of the University of Oxford. He is author of the best-selling /God: A Guide for the Perplexed/, also published by Oneworld.


"An excellent book in the questioning Beginners Guides series. Examining all the key themes, and then comparing all the different Christian perspectives to these themes, make it a guide for those who like to think a little deeper on the issues."

- Publishing News

"[This] book is well ordered and clearly written and will quickly become a standard textbook."

- Theology

"An articulate presentation of diverse approaches to Christianity's central concerns … highly recommended."

- Library Journal