Readings In World Christian History
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📒Readings In World Christian History Earliest Christianity To 1453 ✍ John Wayland Coakley
✏Readings in World Christian History Earliest Christianity to 1453 Book Summary : This companion to "History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.
📒Readings In Christian Ethics ✍ J. Philip Wogaman
✏Readings in Christian Ethics Book Summary : Contains 70 readings from the Fathers to Bernard Haring from Catholic and Protestant traditions.
📒Introducing Christian Theologies Volume One ✍ Victor I. Ezigbo
✏Introducing Christian Theologies Volume One Book Summary : Should Christianity's theological face remain largely European and North American in the twenty-first century in the wake of the expansion of Christianity in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America? The question about the "theological face" of Christianity cannot be ignored. For too long African, Asian, and Latin American theologians have been left out of mainstream theological discussions. Few standard textbooks on Christian theology acknowledge the unique contributions theologians from these continents have made to global Christianity. Introducing Christian Theologies: Voices from Global Christian Communities is a two-volume textbook that alters the predominantly European and North American "theological face" of Christianity by interacting with the voices of the Christian communities from around the globe. Introducing Christian Theologies explores the works of key theologians from across the globe, highlighting their unique contributions to Christian theology and doctrine.
📒Mission In The Early Church ✍ Edward L. Smither
✏Mission in the Early Church Book Summary : The aim of this book is to begin a discussion about early Christian mission that will impact how we think about and approach mission today. To facilitate this, each chapter includes a relevant passage of Scripture as well as reflections where connections between early church and contemporary church practice can be made. Each chapter closes with some questions for reflectionpoints that will facilitate dialogue with Scripture and early church practice as the present global church moves forward in mission.
📒Readings In Christianity ✍ Robert E. Van Voorst
✏Readings in Christianity Book Summary : This book is designed to introduce students to the world of Christian scholarship by way of primary literary sources. It contains the most notable and instructive primary sources from the entire sweep of Christian history, along with accessible introductions, line-by-line annotations, study questions, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
📒Episcopal Networks In Late Antiquity ✍ Carmen Angela Cvetković
✏Episcopal Networks in Late Antiquity Book Summary : Recent studies on the development of early Christianity emphasize the fragmentation of the late ancient world while paying less attention to a distinctive feature of the Christianity of this time which is its inter-connectivity. Both local and trans-regional networks of interaction contributed to the expansion of Christianity in this age of fragmentation. This volume investigates a specific aspect of this inter-connectivity in the area of the Mediterranean by focusing on the formation and operation of episcopal networks. The rise of the bishop as a major figure of authority resulted in an increase in long-distance communication among church elites coming from different geographical areas and belonging to distinct ecclesiastical and theological traditions. Locally, the bishops in their roles as teachers, defenders of faith, patrons etc. were expected to interact with individuals of diverse social background who formed their congregations and with secular authorities. Consequently, this volume explores the nature and quality of various types of episcopal relationships in Late Antiquity attempting to understand how they were established, cultivated and put to use across cultural, linguistic, social and geographical boundaries.
📒Rethinking Constantine ✍ Edward L. Smither
✏Rethinking Constantine Book Summary : What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian? Seventeen hundred years after Constantine's victory at Milvian Bridge, scholars and students of history continue to debate the life and impact of the Roman emperor who converted to faith in the Christian God and gave peace to the church. This book joins that conversation and examines afresh the historical sources that inform our picture of Constantine, the theological developments that occurred in the wake of his rise to power, and aspects of Constantine's legacy that have shaped church history.
📒Readings In Her Story ✍ Barbara J. MacHaffie
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📒The Christian Theology Reader ✍ Alister E. McGrath
✏The Christian Theology Reader Book Summary : Regarded as the leading text in Christian theology for the last 25 years, Alister E. McGrath’s The Christian Theology Reader is now available in a new 5th edition featuring completely revised and updated content. Brings together more than 350 readings from over 200 sources that chart 2,000 years of Christian history Situates each reading within the appropriate historical and theological context with its own introduction, commentary, and study questions Includes new readings on world Christianity and feminist, liberation, and postcolonial theologies, as well as more selections by female theologians and theologians from the developing world Contains additional pedagogical features, such as new discussion questions and case studies, and a robust website with new videos by the author to aid student learning Designed to function as a stand-alone volume, or as a companion to Christian Theology: An Introduction, 6th edition, for a complete overview of the subject
📒Pentecostalism And Globalization ✍ Steven M. Studebaker
✏Pentecostalism and Globalization Book Summary : In little over a century, the Pentecostal movement has emerged from small bands of revival seekers to become one of the largest Christian groups in the world. Primarily a movement within Western Christianity for much of its brief history, it is increasingly characterized as a global movement. Pentecostal theology and ministry in a Western context must engage global Pentecostalism and be willing to rethink its traditional patterns of thought and practice in light of the evolving nature of the movement. The essays in this book come mainly from the McMaster Divinity College 2008 Pentecostal Forum: The Many Faces of Pentecostalism: Pentecostalism and Globalization. The first section outlines the nature of globalization and establishes it as the context for contemporary Pentecostal theology and ministry. The other contributions explore the impact of globalization on traditional areas of Pentecostal theology, such as Spirit baptism and speaking in tongues, and twenty-first-century Pentecostal ministry.