Pulling the Devil's Kingdom Down: The Salvation Army in by Pamela J. Walker

By Pamela J. Walker

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Jonathan Edwards and transatlantic print culture by Jonathan M. Yeager

By Jonathan M. Yeager

Jonathan Yeager offers a story of the publishing background of Jonathan Edwards's works within the 18th century, together with some of the printers, booksellers, and editors answerable for generating and disseminating his writings in the United States, Britain, and continental Europe. In doing so, he demonstrates how the printing, publishing, and modifying of Edwards's works formed society's figuring out of him as an writer and Read more...

summary: Jonathan Yeager presents a story of the publishing heritage of Jonathan Edwards's works within the 18th century, together with many of the printers, booksellers, and editors answerable for generating and disseminating his writings in the United States, Britain, and continental Europe. In doing so, he demonstrates how the printing, publishing, and modifying of Edwards's works formed society's realizing of him as an writer and what the distribution of his works can let us know this day approximately spiritual print tradition within the 18th century

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American Scriptures: An Anthology of Sacred Writings

A groundbreaking selection of sacred Christian writings of yankee starting place from Mormons, Shakers, Christian Scientists, and others.

"Scripture" is any paintings within which the authors, translators, editors, or discoverers all declare to have bought knowledge from a resource outdoors themselves, be it revelation, enlightened philosophy, or historical archive. For the 1st time in one quantity, American Scriptures gathers fifteen of those texts from non secular activities with origins within the usa. Laurie F. Maffly-Kipp's concise unmarried quantity will enlighten not just readers attracted to the old and non secular points of the scriptural texts, but in addition these whose curiosity has been piqued by way of such bestsellers as Angels and Demons and The Da Vinci Code.

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A Church with the Soul of a Nation: Making and Remaking the by Phyllis D. Airhart

By Phyllis D. Airhart

"As Canadian because the maple leaf" is how one observer summed up the United Church of Canada after its founding in 1925. yet used to be this Canadian-made church unsuitable in its layout, as critics have charged? A Church with the Soul of a state explores this query by means of weaving jointly the background of the United Church with a provocative research of faith and cultural switch. the tale starts off within the aftermath of Confederation, whilst the clients of creating a Christian country persuaded a bunch of Congregationalist, Methodist, and Presbyterian leaders to put aside denominational ameliorations and concentration as a substitute on shared ideals. Phyllis Airhart strains the recent church's fight to avoid wasting its recognition in the course of a sour controversy with dissenting Presbyterians who refused to affix what they thought of a "creedless" church. Surviving the organizational and theological demanding situations of financial melancholy and battle, the way forward for the church appeared vibrant. however the ties among own religion and civic existence that the founders took with no consideration have been quickly tattered through the secular cultural typhoon sweeping via western Christendom. The United Church's remaking got here with the belief that making a Christian social order in Canada was once not likely - maybe even bad - in a pluralistic international. A Church with the Soul of a kingdom sheds gentle at the United Church's prior controversies and current dilemmas via displaying how its founding imaginative and prescient either laid the foundation for its accomplishments and intricate its version to the recent international taking shape.

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The Doctrine of Creation (Church Dogmatics, vol. 3, pt. 1) by Karl Barth, G.W. Bromley, T.F. Torrance

By Karl Barth, G.W. Bromley, T.F. Torrance

During this 3rd a part of The Doctrine of production, Karl Barth discusses the windfall of God. He offers a doctrine of windfall, discusses God as Father and the matter of nothingness, and the dominion of Heaven.

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Christ's Churches Purely Reformed: A Social History of by Philip Benedict

By Philip Benedict

This sweeping booklet tells the tale of Calvinism’s origins, enlargement, and impression throughout Europe from the upheavals of the early Reformation to the top of the 17th century. The faith’s basic doctrines, varied ecclesiastical associations, and important outcomes for lived adventure are all explored, revealing the continuing interaction among a dynamic non secular culture and the worlds within which it took root. "This is a unprecedented and nice success: a wide survey . . . that's instantaneously a gripping narrative and a clean interpretation of the topic, as masterful with the small info as with the large picture." —Carlos ireland, Yale college

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Restoring Shakertown: The Struggle to Save the Historic by Thomas Parrish

By Thomas Parrish

Mother Ann Lee, founding father of the Shakers, articulated a imaginative and prescient of a group that embraced sacrifice over the desires of the person; the end result was once probably the most winning utopian experiments of nineteenth-century the USA. The Shakers, an idealistic offshoot of the ascetic Quaker faith, grew to as many as six thousand participants in nineteen groups attaining from New England to the Midwest. Lee's test, targeted typically on simplicity, celibate communal dwelling, and sexual equality, supplied a version of prosperity for multiple hundred years. based in 1806, Shaker Village of friendly Hill, Kentucky, used to be a thriving neighborhood positioned within the heart of the bluegrass sector. After the Civil battle, a progressively shrinking club led to the sluggish decline of this impressive neighborhood, and the final ultimate Shaker to stay at friendly Hill died in 1923. within the years instantly following, it seemed as if the village might fall prey to overlook and a scarcity of ancient renovation. In 1961, notwithstanding, neighborhood voters shaped a personal not-for-profit association to maintain and restoration the village and to interpret the wealthy background of the friendly Hill Shakers for destiny generations. Over a number of years, and opposed to brilliant odds, this crew succeeded in elevating the money worthwhile for the recovery tasks. through 1968, 8 constructions at Shakertown, rigorously tailored for contemporary use whereas conserving their historic and architectural importance, have been opened to the general public. Thomas Parrish's Restoring Shakertown masterfully explains how the Shaker payment was once kept from the ravages of time and reworked right into a nationally popular landmark of ancient upkeep. In chronicling how the hopes of the early fund-raisers fast have been challenged by means of the tough fact of monetary hardships, the ebook serves as a helpful examine in glossy philanthropy. Parrish additionally information the village's negotiation of felony demanding situations and the way its ultimate plans for developing information of the Shakers' legacy set the normal for later museum advancements round the nation. as well as recounting the outstanding historical past of the formation and eventual loss of life of the "Shaking Quakers," Parrish offers a dramatic chronicle of the village's evolving fortunes. From describing the demanding situations of financing the recovery to discovering protection specialists to accomplish the top criteria of authenticity, Restoring Shakertown finds the complexities and rewards of the renovation of 1 of Kentucky's most important ancient and architectural sites.

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Life Goes On: A Harmony Novel (Gulley, Philip) by Philip Gulley

By Philip Gulley

Squarely within the crosshairs of the Church's heresy hunters, can Pastor Sam survive?

It's a madcap 12 months in concord, Indiana, as Sam Gardner struggles via his fourth yr as pastor of the concord buddies assembly. subscribe to the millions of readers who've fallen in love with the captivating small city that hosts what BookPage calls "the largest selection of crusty, lovely characters given that James Herriot settled in Yorkshire."

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