Documents of the Christian Church. Front Cover. Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder. OUP Oxford, Sep 29, – Religion – pages. LibraryThing Review. User Review – carterchristian1 – LibraryThing. Although confined to the Western church and with a strong emphasis on the Anglican church. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Henry ioned.
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The Mormon Menace Patrick Mason. Glenn Hendrickson rated it it was amazing Dec 17, He does not intentionally try to persuade the reader, but he undoubtedly chooses his texts from an Anglican perspective. Readings in Christian Thought: Description This selection of writings from the most important moments in the history of Christianity has become established as a classic reference work, providing insights into years of Christian theological and political debate.
You can read descriptions of Christians being persecuted; ancient debates that still rage; some issues are deep and still unresolved; others are more like “How many angels can fit on the head of a pin? Benedict, have been ellipted so one must still look elsewhere to get the complete work.
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Content includes material on the following topics: The Best Books of Looking for beautiful books? I highly recommend this work for providing the student the opportunity to engage with the primary documents on the bare essentials level. Little attention is given to evangelical perspectives. Sexuality and Procreation Broken down into both sections of periods of time as well as the major topics during those particular eras.
What’s left is a valuable glimpse into issues and discussions that have occupied writers and thinkers over many generations. Jared Cochrum rated it liked it Oct 22, Various writings of early church fathers to support their theological viewpoints.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These illustrate the Second Vatican Council; christin theologies of liberation; Church and State from ‘Thatcher’s Britain’ to Communist Eastern Europe; Black, feminist, and ecological theology; ecumenism; and inter-faith dialogue.
These illustrate the Second Vatican Council; the theologies of liberation; Church and State from ‘Thatcher’s Britain’ to Communist Eastern Europe; Black, feminist, and ecological theology; ecumenism; and inter-faith dialogue. Any lover of church history should definitely book this one up.
Documents Of The Christian Church
The only downside to this book is that you often find yourself reading fragments and wondering if the context of both the writing and the sitz im leben is doing you justice in interpreting the fragments. Book ratings by Goodreads. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
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