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Exploring church history : a guide to history, world religions, and ethics

Author: James P Eckman
Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an overview of the history and development of Christianity, examines the difference between ethics and morals, and suggests a twenty-first century strategy that addresses topics such as abortion, war, and the environment among other controversial issues, and discusses other belief systems and compares them to Christianity. Each chapter includes discussion questions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James P Eckman
ISBN: 9781581349771 1581349777
OCLC Number: 173502764
Notes: "Three books in one."
Originally published as: Exploring church history. Wheaton, Ill. : Crossway, ©2002. 2nd published as: The truth about worldviews. Wheaton Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2004. 3rd published as: Biblical ethics . Wheaton Ill. : Crossway Books, ©2004.
Description: 335 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foundation of the church : the Apostolic age --
The Apostolic Fathers --
Defending the faith : enemies within and without --
The ancient church and theology --
The medieval church --
The Reformation church --
The Catholic Church responds --
The church and the scientific revolution --
The church, the Enlightenment, and theological liberalism --
The church and modern missions --
The church and revivals in America --
The church and modernity.
Responsibility: James P. Eckman.
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Provides an overview of the history and development of Christianity, examines the difference between ethics and morals, and suggests a twenty-first century strategy that addresses topics such as abortion, war, and the environment among other controversial issues, and discusses other belief systems and compares them to Christianity. Each chapter includes discussion questions.

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