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History of Christian doctrine by Henry C. Sheldon

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English

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  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History.

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Statementby Henry C. Sheldon.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14012491M

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This book surveys the history of Christian doctrine from approximately A.D. to It generally follows chronological order and identifies the most significant events in church history, but the emphasis is on tracing doctrinal developments. To further this purpose, it dis-cusses some events thematically rather than in strict chronological. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church describes the Trinity as "the central dogma of Christian theology". This doctrine contrasts with Nontrinitarian positions which include Unitarianism, Oneness and Modalism. A small minority of Christians hold non-trinitarian views, largely coming under the heading of . christian-doctrine-history-PDF-books. In order to open and read these PDF books you will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer. If you do not have a copy of this free software, you can download it by clicking on the Adobe logo below. What you believe does matter. As you explore the truths in this book, you will discover that theology is not just a collection of information about God - it is a rich legacy. It is your legacy. Our Legacy: The History of Christian Doctrine () by John HannahBrand: NavPress.

Christians consider the resurrection of Jesus to be the cornerstone of their faith (see 1 Corinthians 15) and the most important event in history. Among Christian beliefs, the death and resurrection of Jesus are two core events on which much of Christian doctrine and theology is based. A magnificent history of doctrine.—New York Review of BooksIn this volume Jaroslav Pelikan continues the splendid work he has done thus far in his projected five-volume history of the development of Christian doctrine, defined as 'what the Church believes, teaches, 3/5. Text Book Description: A History of Christian Doctrine: Abridged in One Volume by David K. Bernard. The abridged A History of Christian Doctrine contains material from all three volumes of David K. Bernard’s comprehensive analysis of church history. Covering events from the first century ad through the end of the twentieth century, the reader. The abridged A History of Christian Doctrine contains material from all three volumes of David K. Bernard's comprehensive analysis of church history. Covering events from the first century ad through the end of the twentieth century, the reader will find out why certain biblical doctrines were.

I received this book on a Saturday and had it finished on Tuesday, I couldn't put it down. I was able to follow along as David K. Bernard presented the history of Christian doctrine/5. William G. T. Shedd starts his monumental work by pointing out that one of the strongest defenses of Christian doctrine is found through examining how various theological concepts have come about and changed over time. This history is the story of how our understanding of God, ourselves, and the relationship between God and us has grown. This two volume set is an excellent work for those who Pages: This is a concise, readable synopsis of Christian doctrine and how it emerged. I really appreciate this book. I learned a lot from it and was challenged by its depictions of various topics, including apostolic succession and justification/5. Christian doctrine --History of Christian doctrine --The Gentile background of early Christianity --The Jewish background of early Christianity --The early Christian proclamation --The conception of Christianity according to the writings of the apostolic fathers --The conception of Christianity according to the Greek # Baker Book House.