Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th Edition

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Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th Edition

McGrath: Christian Theology
An Introduction, 5th Edition

McGrath: The Christian Theology Reader 4th Edition


Alister McGrath’s Christian Theology: An Introduction is one of the most internationally–acclaimed and popular Christian theology textbooks in use today. This 5th edition has been completely revised, and now features new and extended material, numerous additional illustrations, and companion resources, ensuring it retains its reputation as the ideal introduction to Christian theology.

McGrath’s The Christian Theology Reader, 4th Edition complements this bestselling volume. The book may be used as a stand-alone volume, or alongside Christian Theology: An Introduction, 5th edition for a complete overview of the subject. The Reader has been fully updated and expanded to bring together 378 readings, drawn from over 230 sources, and charting 2,000 years of Christian history.


On this site you will find the following resources available to download:

  • Quizzes with answers - sample quiz questions and separate multiple-choice questions are available to accompany each chapter
  • Powerpoint slides - these chapter-by-chapter slides are available for you to edit to accompany your lectures
  • Additional resources - including learning objectives, ideas for activities or debates to engage your students in, and alternative suggestions for short-answer questions
  • Useful website links mentioned throughout the book

Resources are displayed in two ways:

  • By chapter: Use the drop-down menu at the top to view resources for that chapter
  • By resource type: Click the name of the resource in the top menu to see all content available for that resource.

The answers to quiz questions are ‘protected’ resources. Simply request your unique login details by following the links in the column to the top or by clicking on the “Registration” section in the top right hand corner of this page. We hope you find these resources useful.


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