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Predestination : the American career of a contentious doctrine

Author: Peter J Thuesen
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. iss. as an Oxford Univ. Press paperbackView all editions and formats
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Predestination-the idea that God foreordains one's eternal destiny-is one of the most fascinating and controversial doctrines in Christianity. In this groundbreaking history, 0eter Thuesen shows that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Geschiedenis (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Thuesen
ISBN: 9780195174274 0195174275 9780199832392 0199832390
OCLC Number: 820398467
Description: XIV, 309 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Illustrations ; Introduction: Doctrine of Discord: Presdestination in American Christianity ; Chapter One: The Predestinarian Labyrinth: Historical Background ; Chapter Two: The Agony and the Ecstacy: Predestination in New England Puritanism ; Chapter Three: "Shall the Hellish Doctrine Stand?" Enlightenment Doubts and Evangelical Division ; Chapter Four: From Methodists to Mormons: Attacking Predestination in the Young Republic ; Chapter Five: Domesticating a Doctrine: Catholics and Lutherans ; Chapter Six: Debating a Doctrine: Presbyterians and Baptists ; Epilogue: The Purpose-Driven Life? Predestination and the Decline of Mystery ; Glossary of Theological Terms ; Notes ; Index
Responsibility: Peter J. Thuesen.

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fascinating * Ava Chamberlain. Journal of the American Academy of Religion *

 
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