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Crazy Talk [electronic resource] : A Not-So-Stuffy Dictionary of Theological Terms / edited by Rolf A. Jacobson ; with Karl N. Jacobson, Marc D. Olson, Megan J. Thorvilson, Megan L. Torgerson, Hans H. Wiersma.

Torgerson, Megan, (editor.). Wiersma, Hans H., 1964- (editor.). Jacobson, Karl N., 1969- (editor.). Jacobson, Rolf A., (editor.). Project Muse. (Added Author).
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Subject: Theology > Dictionaries.
Genre: Electronic books.
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  • ISBN: 9781506418476
  • ISBN: 1506418473
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 PDF (xi, 257 pages) :) illustrations
  • Edition: Revised and expanded edition.
  • Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2017

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Summary: So much theology is confusing and intimidating. The concepts themselves are given weighty-sounding names, such as incarnation and justification, and the explanations of the concepts sometimes can be more confusing than the names. Captivating, entertaining, and highly informative, Crazy Talk helps readers navigate their way through that complexity and offers a vocabulary that dares (and equips!) its readers to embrace their own faith in a new, well-informed way. The purpose of Crazy Talk, says editor Rolf A. Jacobson, is to render the heart of our Christian theology in a form that is accessible and appealing to everyone. The format of the book is similar to that of a dictionary of theological terms, but with a twist of humor! Each entry includes the name of the theological term, an ironic definition of the term, and a short humorous essay offering a fuller explanation of the term. In making the term understandable, Jacobson concentrates on the big theological issue that is at stake in the term and why it matters. This revised and expanded edition includes new and expanded entries and all new images.
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