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William Wilberforce; Kevin Charles Belmonte
|Beschreibung:||xxxii, 288 pages ; 22 cm|
|Inhalt:||Forward / Garth M. Rosell --
Editoral preface / Kevin Charles Belmonte --
Introduction / Charles W. Colson --
Introduction to the first British edition of 1797 / William Wilberforce : Inadequate conceptions of the importance of Christianity --
Corruption of human nature --
Chief defects of the religious system of the bulk of professed Christians, in what regards our Lord Jesus christ, and the Holy Spirit : with a dissertation concerning the use of the passions in religion --
On the prevailing inadequate conceptions concernning the nature and the strictness of practical Christianity. On the excellence of Christianity in certain importance particulars : argument which results thence in proof of its divine origin --
Brief inquiry into the present stte of Christianity in this country, with some of the abuses which have led to its critical circumstances : its importance to us as a political community, and practical hints for which the foregoing considerations give ocasion --
Practical hints to various descriptions of persons --
Wilberforce's 1789 memorandum of reasons pro and con for publishing a work on "practical Christianity" --
An exerpt form The Life of Willliam Wilberforce on the impact of A Practical view of Christianity following its publication in 1797.
|Andere Titel||Practical view of the prevailing religious system of professed Christians, in the higher and middle classes in this country, contrasted with real Christianity|
|Verfasserangabe:||William Wilberforce ; edited by Kevin Charles Belmonte ; with an introduction by Charles Colson ; and a foreword by Garth M. Rosell.|