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Download or read book Modern Church PDF or another Format written by Randy Arendell and published by Xulon Press. This book was released on 2008-02 with total page 220 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With an innumerable variety of churches to consider, how does one evaluate which is biblically accurate? God presents truth in His Word, yet that Word is interpreted in countless ways and debated endlessly by the masses. Even educated church leaders, often with impressive academic distinctions, cannot agree on doctrine. How can one person with a lifetime of studying Greek disagree doctrinally, on the same subject, with another who has accomplished the same? Yet it is common, and denominations are the result. Since God is not divided on truth, could He not have presented His Word in a less divisive way? Modern Church: Where Tradition Trumps Truth addresses this mass doctrinal division and shows the fundamental reason for its existence. And in seeing the problem exposed, the reader who accepts the premise will begin building a firm doctrinal foundation needed for evaluating the biblical accuracy of any church, denomination, or idea.


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Download or read book Building the Modern Church PDF or another Format written by Robert Proctor and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2016-05-23 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, architectural historian Robert Proctor examines the transformations in British Roman Catholic church architecture that took place in the two decades surrounding this crucial event. Inspired by new thinking in theology and changing practices of worship, and by a growing acceptance of modern art and architecture, architects designed radical new forms of church building in a campaign of new buildings for new urban contexts. A focussed study of mid-twentieth century church architecture, Building the Modern Church considers how architects and clergy constructed the image and reality of the Church as an institution through its buildings. The author examines changing conceptions of tradition and modernity, and the development of a modern church architecture that drew from the ideas of the liturgical movement. The role of Catholic clergy as patrons of modern architecture and art and the changing attitudes of the Church and its architects to modernity are examined, explaining how different strands of post-war architecture were adopted in the field of ecclesiastical buildings. The church building’s social role in defining communities through rituals and symbols is also considered, together with the relationships between churches and modernist urban planning in new towns and suburbs. Case studies analysed in detail include significant buildings and architects that have remained little known until now. Based on meticulous historical research in primary sources, theoretically informed, fully referenced, and thoroughly illustrated, this book will be of interest to anyone concerned with the church architecture, art and theology of this period.


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Download or read book Modern Church History PDF or another Format written by Tim Grass and published by SCM Press. This book was released on 2008-03-28 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the SCM Core Text: "Modern Church History" provides an introduction to global Christianity from 1700 to the mid 20th C. The book aims to help students understand the processes, movements and individuals who have contributed to making the contemporary Christian landscape the shape it is in the 21st century. Theologically it takes a wide and inclusive approach to provide a balanced survey of Christianity in all its forms - Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox. Geographically it focuses on the Christian church in the UK, continental Europe and North America, and examines in each location the social movements, campaigns and campaigners, scientific and political challenges that have shaped the Christian Church throughout the period.Beginning with the reaction to Lutherism, it charts the rise of Pietism in Europe throughout the late 17th and early 18th centuries, the influence of John Wesley and the Methodists, in the UK and the 'Great Awakening' in North America. The early chapters summarize the developments within the Christian Church in the UK, with detailed coverage of the English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish situations, throughout the 19th Century. This is followed by a summary of the various schools of thought to have developed through the 20th C, including the church's reaction to the 2 world wars in Europe, fundamentalism in the USA. The book also provides specific coverage of the religious situation in North America throughout the modern period covering the development of separate black churches, the 'New Evangelicalism'. It is suitable for level two as well as introductory courses in modern church history or courses concerned with religion, culture and society in the 18th - 20th centuries


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Download or read book The Church in the Modern Age PDF or another Format written by Jeremy Morris and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2007-03-28 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Given the diversity and complexity of developments in the twentieth century, a history of the Christian Church in the modern period is in some ways the most challenging volume of all to write. But Jeremy Morris succeeds in presenting a coherent account of the Church. He emphasises the changing relationship of Western churches to the many forms of Christianity in other parts of the world, while also departing from the Eurocentric worldview of previous histories. His volume offers three major perspectives. The first is political, in which the history of the modern Church is assessed through a prism of international conflicts and international relations. The second perspective is regional, in which coverage is given not only to Europe and the Americas, but to Christianity in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific Rim and Australasia. The author's third major perspective is institutional, in which he discusses particular Christian traditions and their relationships with each other, with other faiths and with wider cultures. An epilogue evaluates the future and prospects for Christianity in the new millennium.


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Download or read book Reformation Riches for the Contemporary Church PDF or another Format written by David R. Bruins and published by Wipf and Stock Publishers. This book was released on 2016-05-02 with total page 174 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Whether it is described as recovering treasures of gold, removing the clouds to reveal the clearest and bluest of skies, replacing fast food with delectable and healthy cuisine, or coming out of the valley to behold the most amazing Alpine splendor, rediscovering the glorious biblical truths which were recovered during the Reformation is extraordinarily liberating and invigorating." The biblical teachings of the Protestant Reformation five hundred years ago freed Christians from many of the same forms of bondage that, ironically, have now reappeared in much of contemporary evangelical Christianity. Many evangelicals now find themselves trapped on performance-based treadmills, enslaved by neurotic introspection, and often just burning out and walking away from the church. Whether it's being fixated on "my performance" (legalism) or "my inner experience" (mysticism) or some other exhausting entanglement, there is, thankfully, a way out. Protestant evangelical churches need to rediscover the liberating treasures of biblical Christianity that were recovered in the Protestant Reformation. This book encourages burned-out evangelicals to take another look--from a Reformation perspective--and begin basking in the good news and all of its vast riches. Through a series of thought-provoking essays, this book also introduces other skeptics to an undiluted and robust Christianity.


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Download or read book Spiritual Traditions for the Contemporary Church PDF or another Format written by Robin M. Van L. Maas and published by Abingdon Press. This book was released on 1990-05-01 with total page 466 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume offers a comprehensive intellectual and experiential introduction to Christian spirituality. It embraces spiritual traditions from the Patristic period to the present day. Part I, "The Roots of Contemporary Western Spirituality," covers spiritual types that have been fundamental in shaping spiritual practice. Part II, "Distinctive Spiritual Traditions," offers major introductory essays on spiritual traditions formed by such notable figures as Luther, Wesley, Ignatius, and John of the Cross, as well as ecclesiastical traditions such as Anglicanism. Part III, "The Feminine Dimension in Christian Spirituality," is devoted to Marian Spirituality, holy women, and feminism. Each of the fourteen chapters is followed by a practicum which enables readers to assimilate the practice prescribed into their own devotional life .


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ISBN 10 : 9781527567696
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Download or read book Trauma and Survival in the Contemporary Church PDF or another Format written by Jonathan S. Lofft and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2021-03-24 with total page 165 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drawing on a wide diversity of sources, this volume constitutes an additional layer to the phenomenon of trauma by exemplifying its experience within the context of the church, specifically the worldwide Anglican Communion, a family of churches rooted in the English appropriation of the Reformation. As shown here, a wide variety of analytic techniques can be deployed to examine trauma in the context of the church. At an uncertain moment characterized by institutional breakup and decline in several Anglican churches, this volume addresses an urgent need in the literature of church history as constituencies both within the church and without come to terms with ongoing and wide-ranging experiences of trauma. The variety of traumas and the responses, official and otherwise, documented in this collection reflect the wide-ranging testimony of the contributors. Shedding light for the first time on significant traumatic episodes, these narratives examine a difficult and seemingly inexhaustible topic.


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Download or read book Christian Faith and Modern Theology PDF or another Format written by James Oliver Buswell and published by . This book was released on 1964 with total page 426 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Redemption / Roger Nicole -- The nature of history / C. Gregg Singer -- Jesus of Nazareth / Bastiaan Van Elderen, Jr. -- The resurrection of Christ / George E. Ladd -- The Holy Spirit / Robert Paul Roth -- The nature of regeneration / Robert D. Knudsen -- The nature of faith / Vernon C. Grounds -- The nature of justification / Lorman Petersen -- The nature of sanctification / Warren C. Young -- The nature of the church / William Childs Robinson -- The nature of last things / Harold B. Kuhn.


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