Posts in category: Church History
By S. C. McClain
By Miri Rubin,Walter Simons
By Gregory B. Graybill
By Avner Shamir
The goal of this booklet is to discover antagonism in the direction of, and acts of violence opposed to, English Bibles in England and Scotland (and, to a lesser measure, eire) from the English Civil battle to the tip of the eighteenth century. during this interval, English Bibles have been burnt, torn aside, thrown away and desecrated in theatrical and hugely offensive methods. squaddies and rebels, monks and laymen, believers and doubters expressed their perspectives and feelings concerning the English Bible (or a specific English Bible) via violent gestures. frequently, Bibles of different humans and different denominations have been burnt and desecrated; occasionally humans burnt and destroyed their very own Bibles. by way of targeting violent gestures which expressed resentment, rejection and hatred, this ebook furthers our knowing of what the Bible intended for early glossy Christians. extra particularly, it means that spiritual identities during this interval weren't shaped just by the pious examining, examine and contemplation of Scripture, but additionally through antagonistic encounters with both Scripture itself and the Bible as a cloth object.
By James A Brundage
By Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski
By J. Brian Tucker,Coleman A. Baker
Part provides labored examples and in-depth textual experiences protecting center passages from all of the New testomony books, as they relate to the development of social id. Adopting a case-study method, in response to sociological tools the amount builds an image of the way identification was once dependent within the earliest Christ-movement. participants contain; Philip Esler, Warren Carter, Paul Middleton, Rafael Rodriquez, and Robert Brawley.
By Dr Truax Jean
The first archbishops of Canterbury after the Norman Conquest, Lanfranc and Anselm, have been towering figures within the medieval church and the 6th archbishop, the martyred Thomas Becket, could be the main well-known determine ever to carry the workplace. In among those giants of the ecclesiastical global got here 3 much less noteworthy males: Ralph d'Escures, William of Corbeil, and Theobald of Bec. Jean Truax's quantity within the Ashgate Archbishops of Canterbury sequence uniquely examines the pontificates of those 3 minor archbishops. proposing their biographies, careers, notion and works as a unified interval, Truax highlights the most important advancements within the English church throughout the interval of the pontificates of those 3 archbishops, from the dying of Anselm to Becket. The resurgent energy of the papacy, a replaced courting among church and kingdom and the growth of archiepiscopal scope and tool ensured that during 1162 Becket confronted a truly assorted international from the person who Anselm had left in 1109. chosen correspondence, newly translated chronicle debts and the textual content and a dialogue of the Canterbury forgeries whole the volume.
By Lindsey McCord
By James Stuart Bell
In basic, up to date language, Awakening Faith by way of James Stuart Bell presents a 12 months of inspiring readings drawn from the earliest academics and writers of the church—the Church Fathers. In each mirrored image you can be refreshed through deep wells of knowledge and non secular insight.
“In the age of Twitter and fb, the place glib sayings abound, one yearns to learn a few deeper knowledge approximately lifestyles and religion regularly. good, right here you may have it, a compendium of knowledge, devotion, and biblical perception from essentially the most considerate and devoted Christians from the early eras of the church's background. And in fb sized posts. that is a pleasant switch of pace!”
—Mark Galli, editor, Christianity Today