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Documents of the Christian church

Author: Henry Bettenson; Chris Maunder
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed., new ed. / edited by Chris MaunderView all editions and formats
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"This selection of writings from the most important moments in the history of Christianity has become established as a classic work. Now incorporating a wealth of new material, this new edition will be an essential reference source for anyone interested in the Christian Church." "While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Bettenson; Chris Maunder
ISBN: 0192880713 9780192880710
OCLC Number: 46882890
Description: xxiv, 463 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Part I. The Early Church (to the Council of Chalcedon, 451) --
I. The Church and the World --
II. Creeds --
III. The Earliest Testimony to the Gospels --
IV. The Person and Work of Christ --
V. The Problem of the Relation of the Divinity and the Humanity in Christ --
VI. Pelagianism, Human Nature, Sin, and Grace --
VII. The Church, the Ministry, and the Sacraments --
VIII. The Authority of the Holy See --
IX. Doctrine and Development. The Vincentian Canon --
X. Christian Inscriptions --
Part II. From the Council of Chalcedon to the Present --
I. From Chalcedon to the Breach between East and West --
II. The Empire and the Papacy --
III. Monasticism and the Friars --
IV. The Church and Heresy --
V. The Conciliar Movement --
VI. Scholasticism --
VII. The Church in England until the Reformation --
VIII. The Reformation on the Continent --
IX. The Reformation in England --
X. The Roman Catholic Church from the Counter-Reformation to the Second Vatican Council --
XI. The British Churches in the Seventeenth Century --
XII. The British Churches in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries --
XIII. The Roman Catholic Church at the Second Vatican Council --
XIV. The Twentieth-Century World Churches : Justice, Peace, and the Environment --
XV. The Twentieth-Century World Churches and Inter-Faith Dialogue --
XVI. The Twentieth-Century Churches and Christian Unity --
XVII. The Twentieth-Century Churches : Sexuality and Procreation --
Appendix : A List of Councils.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Henry Bettenson.
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