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 British Churches in the Seventeenth Century English Choose a language for shopping. 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?

Documents Of The Christian Church

My problem isn’t with the letters, but with the editor and his obvious liberal theological point of view that comes off very lopsided; failing to consider other ways of looking at the big picture. The Conciliar Movement 6.

Readings in Christian Thought: Trivia About Documents of chrixtian A great resource to have on the shelf, and a very insightful read. While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings. Still, this is a fabulous, reasonably priced volume to have at hand. This is a book for dipping. The Deistic Controversy of the Eighteenth Century.

What Remains at Stake Years after the Reformation. New material also covers the global growth of Christianity, the progress of Christian unity, and mission in multi-faith and postmodern societies.


Benedict, have chriistian ellipted so one must still look elsewhere to get the complete dlcuments. Spirituality in the Flesh Robert C.

Arnason and Ireneusz Pawel Karolewski.

Some of it may be a bit tedious, but such is the nature of the sources themselves and not at all a fault of this book. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Academic Skip to main content. Reading just a little bit at a time eventually adds up!

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The now-accepted doctrines represent the beliefs of the winners in those debates.

So much heresy and just-plain-nonsense would be cleared away if Christians knew what their wise, wonderful, and supremely intelligent ancestors wrote on various issues. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Givens and Matthew J. The Best Books of Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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Cronen Snippet view – This collection was originally compiled in and has been updated four times, most recently for this edition in I didn’t read it cover-to-cover and it probably wasn’t intended to be read that wayalthough I read some sections carefully. Each document gets a small introduction putting it into context, which was invaluable in allowing the reader to keep their bearings.


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I like to hear authors from centuries ago. Not a cover-to-cover book.

The emphasis on moral debate in the contemporary churches is reflected in selections discussing questions about homosexuality, divorce, AIDS, and in-vitro fertilization, amongst other issues. Paperbackpages.

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.

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Feb 12, Wyatt Houtz rated it it was amazing. Very affordable second-hand copy. It includes representative sections of key documents dating from the 1st century through the 21st, covering early Christianity, the Reformation, changes to denominations in the New World, Vatican II, ecumenism, liberation theology, and reactions of the modern chrustian to racism, sexuality, LGBTQ congregants and ministers, and so much more. Oxford University Press- Church history – pages.

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