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Indian Christian Historiography From Below, From Above, And In Between., Chad M. Bauman Dec 2011

Indian Christian Historiography From Below, From Above, And In Between., Chad M. Bauman

Chad M. Bauman

The article reviews the books "India and the Indianness of Christianity: Essays on Understanding--Historical, Theological, and Bibliographical--in Honor of Eric Frykenberg," edited by Richard Fox Young, part of the Studies in the History of Christian Missions series, and "A Social History of Christianity: North-west India Since 1800," by John C.B. Webster.


Book Review: "Beyond Boundaries: Hindu-Christian Relationship And Basic Christian Communities", Chad M. Bauman Dec 2011

Book Review: "Beyond Boundaries: Hindu-Christian Relationship And Basic Christian Communities", Chad M. Bauman

Chad M. Bauman

A review of Beyond Boundaries: Hindu-Christian Relationship and Basic Christian Communities by A. Maria David.


The Sabbath And The Most Prominent Magisterial Reformers, P. Gerard Damsteegt Aug 2011

The Sabbath And The Most Prominent Magisterial Reformers, P. Gerard Damsteegt

P. Gerard Damsteegt

This paper focuses on the Reformers’ views on the Sabbath at Creation, instruction of proper and improper Sabbath observance throughout the Scriptures, reasons for the abolition of the Sabbath, and finally, reasons for the change of the weekly day of worship from Saturday to Sunday. As much as possible, this research will use the primary works of the Reformers. The views of these Reformers will be dealt with chronologically, which means that, generally, the positions of the early Reformers on the various aspects of the Sabbath will be discussed first, and will be followed by those who wrote later.


Baptism In Water: Its Foundation, Form And Formula, Caleb Otniel Traian Nechifor Jun 2011

Baptism In Water: Its Foundation, Form And Formula, Caleb Otniel Traian Nechifor

Caleb Otniel Traian Nechifor

Water baptism is the most common act of worship being carried out in any religious denomination. This article intends to demonstrate that Christian baptism did not occur from now here, but it is the result of an ascending process of purification rituals found in the Old Testament. Also, in the content of the article are presented other forms of baptism. Regarding the formula used in water baptism, the careful reader of the Bible, raises a legitimate question : Why did Jesus Christ command baptism to be done “in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit ...


Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803, Ulrich Lehner Mar 2011

Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803, Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

Enlightened Monks investigates the social, cultural, philosophical, and theological challenges the German Benedictines had to face between 1740 and 1803, and how the Enlightenment process influenced the self-understanding and lifestyle of these religious communities. It had an impact on their forms of communication, their transfer of knowledge, their relationships to worldly authorities and to the academic world, and also their theology and philosophy. The multifaceted achievements of enlightened monks, which included a strong belief in individual freedom, tolerance, human rights, and non-violence, show that monasticism was on the way to becoming fully integrated into the Enlightenment. Ulrich L. Lehner refutes ...


Religion And Revolution: A Historiographical Look At Christianity's Influence On The American Revolution, Cooper Pasque Jan 2011

Religion And Revolution: A Historiographical Look At Christianity's Influence On The American Revolution, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

No abstract provided.


Evolution Of Ideas: The American Revolution's Impact On Evangelicalism In America, Cooper Pasque Jan 2011

Evolution Of Ideas: The American Revolution's Impact On Evangelicalism In America, Cooper Pasque

Cooper Pasque

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Jesus Wars, By Philip Jenkins. Theology, Barnaby Hughes Jan 2011

Book Review. Jesus Wars, By Philip Jenkins. Theology, Barnaby Hughes

Barnaby Hughes

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Christ At The Center: The Early Christian Era, By Lisa D. Maugans Driver. Theology, Barnaby Hughes Jan 2011

Book Review. Christ At The Center: The Early Christian Era, By Lisa D. Maugans Driver. Theology, Barnaby Hughes

Barnaby Hughes

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Evagrius Of Pontus: Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook For Combating Demons, Trans. By David Brakke. The Way, Barnaby Hughes Jan 2011

Book Review. Evagrius Of Pontus: Talking Back: A Monastic Handbook For Combating Demons, Trans. By David Brakke. The Way, Barnaby Hughes

Barnaby Hughes

No abstract provided.


"Not Charity But Justice": Charles Gore, Workers, And The Way, John F. Wirenius Dec 2010

"Not Charity But Justice": Charles Gore, Workers, And The Way, John F. Wirenius

John F. Wirenius

Charles Gore, Bishop of Oxford, co-author of "Lux Mundi" and leading liberal Anglo-Catholic of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, was an early exponent of the rights of labor, and advocate for collective bargaining. This Article examines the theological underpinnings of this advocacy, finding it inextricably rooted in Gore's vision of Christianity as "the Way" fundamentally a way of life, and not a series of doctrinal commitments.


A Re-Examination Of Luther ’S View On The State Of The Dead, Trevor O'Reggio Dec 2010

A Re-Examination Of Luther ’S View On The State Of The Dead, Trevor O'Reggio

Trevor O'Reggio

No abstract provided.