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The Shape of Catholic Theology

by Aidan Nichols, O.P.

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I am very grateful for the cooperation I have received from the publishers of this book T & T Clark of Edinburgh, Scotland which has enabled me to include book extracts for some of the books I have promoted on this website.

Chapter 1 - The Habit of Theology.

Chapter 2 - The Task of Theology.

Chapter 3 - General Principles.

Chapter 4 -The Existence and Concept of God.

Chapter 5 - Theodicy and the Idea of Salvation.

Chapter 6 - The Possibility and Historicity of Revelation.

Chapter 7 - The Philosophical Principle of Order in Theology.

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