Thsi respected, well-known, comprehensive resource has established itself as a classic on church history. Cairns looks for the glory of God in the total process, conveying the issues that have divided the church and also affirming that the church of Jesus Christ is basically one. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Cairns looks for the glory of God in the total process, conveying the issues that have divided the church and also affirming that the church of Jesus Christ is basically one. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Author: Earle Edwin Cairns
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Zondervan Publishing House
Category: Church history
We are living in a time in which we are seeing a rapid unravelling of institutional structures in Western society and a re-alignment of values. The church is not faring well in this process. This book takes the form of an earthed and practical theology and asks the question ‘what is the church?’ Rather than a purely theoretical, or a purely pragmatic approach, it looks to the radical Reformers of the sixteenth century and finds there an emphasis on the church’s invisible realities and on community both of which have a relevance to the twenty-first century.
He pictures the church as a building, built upon the foundation of the person of Jesus who was rejected and crucified.57 ... the church referred to here seems to be the invisible, universal church through the ages rather than an ...
Author: Andrew Gamman
Publisher: Kereru Publishing Limited
That the church did not expand numerically nearly to the extent that church leaders had hoped during the 1980s is ... be a witness of Christ in the world: a community that loues all persons equally, semes God and neighbors faithfully, ...
Author: Richard P. Howard
Christ would be ever with His Church , and that the Holy Spirit should dwell with His disciples , as their guide and comforter , the inference is drawn , that no apostasy of the great external , visible Church , could by possibility ...
Category: Church history
So, as we saw in our first volume, Christ and His Church through the years have been the defenders of human intellect, 24 of human freedom, 25 of a really divine God, 26 and of a universe with an intelligent purpose behind it.
Author: Walter Farrell
The authority of the Bible in the Gospel narratives and Paul's impassioned epistles revolve around the factual basis and foundational nature of Christ's resurrection for Christianity. The question is: how can the resurrection best be understood? In 'Resurrection and Discipleship', Thorwald Lorenzen provides a balanced and nuanced investigation of this question.
... on its own terms. With the New Testament and with the church through the ages we have designated the resurrection of the crucified Christ as the foundational event for the Christian faith and the Christian church (Part II).
Author: Thorwald Lorenzen
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
I am not here arguing with infidels ; and therefore may as- sume that Christianity was a revelation , that no ... read and expounded in every church : this belief , one and uniform , received in all churches , delivered through all ages ...
Author: William Patrick Palmer
The Power and Authority Exercised in the Church Derived , in every age , immediately from Christ . ... that he is the immediate Fountain and Dispenser of the power and authority which are exercised in the Church by its office - bearer .
Author: Andrew Gray
Surely we here , too , may see how different are members of CHRIST'S Church , baptised into His Name and ... with those who throughout all ages and countries have offered up the same prayers and praises to the same Father through the ...
Author: Frederic Myers
The third edition of Christianity Through the Centuries brings the reader up-to-date by discussing events and developments in the church into the 1990s. This edition has been redesigned with new typography and greatly improved graphics to increase clarity, accessibility, and usefulness. - New chapters examine recent trends and developments (expanding the last section from 2 chapters to 5) - New photos. Over 100 photos in all -- more than twice the number in the previous edition - Single-column format for greater readability and a contemporary look - Improved maps (21) and charts (39) Building on the features that have made Christianity Through the Centuries an indispensable text, the author not only explains the development of doctrines, movements, and institutions, but also gives attention to "the impact of Christianity on its times and to the mark of the times on Christianity."
The third edition of Christianity Through the Centuries brings the reader up-to-date by discussing events and developments in the church into the 1990s.
Author: Earle E. Cairns