A comprehensive account of the principal Protestant theological concerns and writers from 1870 to World War I. Welch discusses both major and minor thinkers, placing them within such overarching themes as the nature of faith and the relationship of church and society.
Endorsements & Reviews-
"Like its predecessor, this is an expertly crafted and highly informative historical survey, traditional in its approach and impeccable in its scholarship. It will be a standard work on the subject for many years." --Hans Frei, Yale University
"Welch has done us a great and, in many ways, incomparable service by breaking histories of thought out of their national categories to suggest their place within broader cultural/historical contexts." --Mark Kline, 'Theology Today'
"His completed study now takes its useful place as the one recent, unified, and international history of the theology of any full century of the Protestant experience." --Theodore Dwight Bozeman, 'American Historical Review'
"Welch's comprehensive study will be a standard text for years."
Claude Welch is Dean Emeritus and Professor of Historical Theology at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. He is also the author of 'In This Name: The Doctrine of the Trinity in Contemporary Theology' and 'The Reality of the Church.'