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The Open Brethren : a Christian sect in the modern world

Author: Peter Herriot
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book gives a personal insight into the hearts and minds of a fundamentalist Christian sect, the Open Brethren. Using Brethren magazine articles, obituaries, and testimonies, Peter Herriot argues that the Brethren constitute a perfect example of a fundamentalism. Their culture is entirely opposed to the beliefs, values, and norms of modernity. As a result, like other fundamentalisms they challenge modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
(OCoLC)1088484450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Herriot
ISBN: 9783030032197 3030032191
OCLC Number: 1079759078
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter 1. The Tight Brother's Tale --
Chapter 2. The Loose Brother's Tale --
Chapter 3. The Historian's Tale --
Chapter 4. The Psychologist's Tale --
Chapter 5. Brethren Lives --
Chapter 6. Salvation and Service --
Chapter 7. Conformity and Belief --
Chapter 8. Authority in Action --
Chapter 9. The Authority of the Bible --
Chapter 10: The Authority of the Brother --
Chapter 11. Separation and Identity --
Chapter 12. Pure from the World --
Chapter 13. Separated from the Sects --
Chapter 14. Apart from the Apostates --
Chapter 15. An Archetypal Fundamentalism --
Chapter 16. The Brethren and Modernism --
Chapter 17. Fundamentalism and Christianity --
Chapter 18. Religion and Globalisation.
Responsibility: Peter Herriot.

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This book gives a personal insight into the hearts and minds of a fundamentalist Christian sect, the Open Brethren. Using Brethren magazine articles, obituaries, and testimonies, Peter Herriot argues  Read more...

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