By Francis J. Bremer (auth.)
By Randle Manwaring
This booklet strains the heritage and theology of Evangelicals within the Church of britain, either liberal and conservative, from the 1st global struggle to the looks of the choice provider e-book in 1980. Evangelical Anglicans stand for what they see as historical Anglicanism with its emphasis at the intrinsic veracity of scripture because the sole authority for religion and lifestyles. whereas it highlights the development of the gospel via evangelism and literary output, the paintings doesn't gloss over the small-mindedness and 'sectarianism' that has occasionally characterized Evangelicals. previous within the 20th century, Evangelical Anglicans observed themselves as creating a 'last ditch' stand for Protestant integrity yet, in mid-century, with the backing of scholarship, they got here out in their 'fox holes' and finally emerged with a redemptionist theology to include either church and society. This circulation reached a top with the nationwide evangelical congresses in 1967 and 1977.
By H. Larry Ingle
In First between acquaintances, the 1st scholarly biography of George Fox (1624-91), H. Larry Ingle examines the interesting lifetime of the reformation chief and founding organizer of the non secular Society of neighbors, extra popularly recognized this day because the Quakers. Ingle locations Fox in the upheavals of the English Civil Wars, Revolution, and recovery, exhibiting him and his band of "rude" disciples tough the established order, quite through the Cromwellian Interregnum. not like leaders of comparable teams, Fox spoke back to the conservatism of the Stuart recovery through dealing with down demanding situations from inner dissidents, and prime his fans to persevere till the 1689 Act of Toleration. It was once this similar feel of perseverance that helped the Quakers to outlive and stay the single spiritual sect of the period nonetheless present this present day. This insightful research makes use of extensive study in modern manuscripts and pamphlets, many by no means tested systematically sooner than. Firmly grounded in basic assets and enriched with gripping aspect, this well-written and unique examine finds unknown aspects of 1 who was once essentially "First between Friends."
By Frederick K.C. Price
Product info Paperback: 148 pages writer: Harrison condominium, Inc. (June 1979) Language: English
By James K. A. Smith
The earlier a number of many years have visible a renaissance in Christian philosophy, led via the paintings of Alvin Plantinga, Nicholas Wolterstorff, William Alston, Eleonore Stump, and others. within the spirit of Plantinga’s well-known manifesto, “Advice to Christian Philosophers,” James K. A. Smith the following bargains not just recommendation to Pentecostal philosophers but additionally a few Pentecostal recommendation to Christian philosophers.
In this inaugural Pentecostal Manifestos quantity Smith starts from the conviction that implicit in Pentecostal and charismatic spirituality is a tacit worldview or “social imaginary.” considering in Tongues unpacks and articulates the main parts of this Pentecostal worldview after which explores their implications for philosophical mirrored image on ontology, epistemology, aesthetics, language, technological know-how, and philosophy of faith. In each one case, Smith demonstrates how the implicit knowledge of Pentecostal spirituality makes special contributions to present conversations in Christian philosophy
By Arthur Stanley Eddington
Physicist and astronomer Arthur Eddington demonstrated Einstein's conception of Relativity at an eclipse in 1919. A lifelong Quaker, his 1929 Swarthmore Lecture explores how technology and faith outline and consider truth. 'You will comprehend the genuine spirit neither of technology nor of faith until looking is put within the forefront.' 'He places a robust line opposed to simplistic reductionism in terms of our minds . He emphasizes that once we ask the query, "What are we to consider all of it? what's all of it about?", the reply needs to embody yet now not be restricted to the clinical resolution. His lecture explores this in a pleasant means, that is still absolutely suitable today.' - Prof. George Ellis 'The perspective of the scientist, right here so admirably defined, is the perspective, additionally, of the mystic. adventure, to either, is what issues most."'- The Sufi Quarterly, 1929.
By Lee A. Howard
Are you known as to be a prophet?
“Called and Commissioned: 14 rules for Budding Prophets from the decision of Jeremiah” examines the 1st bankruptcy of Jeremiah about the name and fee of recent prophets. It explores the time and goal of the prophetic name, the supernatural gifting of listening to and seeing, and responding to God’s name. It considers:
* sorts of prophets
* Overcoming the justifications we make to heeding the call
* The software of religious illumination
* The authority of the prophetic ministry
Do you recognize the variation among the decision and the fee? as soon as known as, the budding prophet gets a six-fold fee and the cost to be God’s watchman. Are you prepared to face watch?
If you must develop within the prophetic, this in-depth religious study and 14 an important rules will organize your middle and brain for the ministry God has referred to as you to.
By Leo Damrosch
In October 1656 James Nayler, a sought after Quaker leader--second simply to George Fox within the nascent movement--rode into Bristol surrounded by means of fans making a song hosannas in planned imitation of Jesus' access into Jerusalem. In Leo Damrosch's trenchant analyzing this incident and the intense outrage it ignited shed new gentle on Cromwell's England and on non secular notion and spirituality in a turbulent interval.
Damrosch offers a transparent photo of the origins and early improvement of the Quaker stream, elucidating the highbrow foundations of Quaker theology. a few imperative matters come into sharp reduction, together with gender symbolism and the position of ladies, trust in dazzling therapies, and--particularly when it comes to the that means of the access into Bristol--"signs of the in-dwelling spirit." Damrosch's account of the trial and savage punishment of Nayler for blasphemy exposes the politics of the Puritan reaction, the bounds to Cromwellian non secular liberalism.
The Sorrows of the Quaker Jesus is instantaneously a research of antinomian spiritual inspiration, of an exemplary individualist circulate that abruptly chanced on itself obliged to impose order, and of the ways that non secular and political principles develop into intertwined in a interval of predicament. it's also a shiny portrait of a desirable guy.
By Peter-Ben Smit
This learn researches the old improvement of the self-understanding of the outdated Catholic church buildings of the Union of Utrecht and the Iglesia Filipina Independiente. during the twentieth century, either church buildings were in a constructing dating with one another, leading to complete communion in 1965. within the similar period of time, either church buildings built an ecclesiological self-understanding during which an ecclesiology of the nationwide church progressively gave method to an ecclesiology of the neighborhood church. by means of outlining this improvement for every of those church buildings and evaluating the advancements, the research provides perception either into the person improvement of the 2 church buildings concerned and indicates how those advancements relate to one another. during this means, the examine offers a brand new ancient portrait of those church buildings and their self-understanding.
By James Reid