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A practical view of Christianity

Author: William Wilberforce; Kevin Charles Belmonte
Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is concerned with convincing those who call themselves Christans to pursue "the real nature and principles of the religion which they profess.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wilberforce; Kevin Charles Belmonte
ISBN: 1565631765 9781565631762
OCLC Number: 34079042
Description: xxxii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Practical view of the prevailing religious system of professed Christians, in the higher and middle classes in this country, contrasted with real Christianity
Responsibility: William Wilberforce ; edited by Kevin Charles Belmonte ; with an introduction by Charles Colson ; and a foreword by Garth M. Rosell.

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