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Sceptical Christianity : exploring credible belief

Author: Robert Reiss, (Canon Emeritus of Westminster Abbey)
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can Christianity remain a credible faith in our current era of scepticism? Reviving the debates begun by John Robinson and his seminal book Honest to God over half a century ago, Sceptical Christianity considers the main reasons behind people's religious scepticism and posits the question: What can be plausibly believed today? Reiss revisits some of the key aspects of Christianity to show how they can be thought  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Reiss, (Canon Emeritus of Westminster Abbey)
ISBN: 9781785920622 1785920626
OCLC Number: 944957762
Description: 185 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Who is the author? --
Why scepticism? --
What does it mean to believe in God? --
Jesus of Nazareth --
The Resurrection --
The Christ of faith --
Salvation --
The last things --
Prayer and public worship --
Living as a Christian --
Freedom of thought in the Church of England.
Responsibility: Robert Reiss.

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Thinking critically about Christianity today means taking the sceptics seriously. Following the tradition of authors of the last century, Robert Reiss engages sympathetically with people's religious  Read more...

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Reiss has an acute sense of history. His book will bring immense comfort to the many who call themselves Anglicans, but who are embarrassed when they recite the creeds, claiming to believe what is Read more...

 
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