Documents of the Christian Church. Front Cover. Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder. OUP Oxford, Sep 29, – Religion – pages. LibraryThing Review. User Review – carterchristian1 – LibraryThing. Although confined to the Western church and with a strong emphasis on the Anglican church. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Henry ioned.

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Documents of the Christian Church

Each document gets a small introduction putting it into context, which was invaluable in allowing the reader to keep their bearings. Review quote [An] invaluable Christian reference book Church Times show more.

Although although almost all these primary ddocuments are freely available online now, a collection like this is still useful in providing a thematic selection of the most relevant documents, and also for the excellent introductory paragraphs before every document.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Human Nature, Sin, and Grace 7. This book is exactly what the title says it is, Documents of the Christian Church. I christiann not every document could be included, but I was disappointed that Urban II’s speech calling for the Crusades was not included as it has relevance to world politics today.


The documents in this collection are essential first-hand accounts, and thus essential reading for anyone interested in the early formation of the Christian Church.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Selected pages Title Page. The Person and Work of Christ 5. Cronen Snippet view – The Deistic Controversy of the Eighteenth Century. The Best Books of Aug 20, John added it Shelves: Anthony rated it really liked it Jan 03, From Chalcedon to the Breach between East and West 2. The Church, the Ministry, and the Sacraments 8. The Church and the World 2. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Appendix A List of Councils. Smedly Yates rated it really liked it Jan 27, The Conciliar Movement 6. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This further expanded fourth edition brings the anthology up-to-date with a new section looking at issues facing the twenty-first century churches. While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings.

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There is no need to read it from cover to cover. Reading just a little bit at a time eventually adds up! Provides insight into our faith as it developed in the larger church. The Reformation in England My problem isn’t with the letters, but with the editor and his obvious liberal theological point of view that comes off very lopsided; failing to consider other ways of looking at the big picture.


Documents also provides a brief introduction and background for each work.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Documents of the Christian Church Paperback. It includes representative sections of key documents dating from the 1st century through the 21st, covering early Christianity, the Reformation, changes to denominations chrisgian the New World, Vatican II, ecumenism, liberation theology, and reactions of the modern church to racism, sexuality, LGBTQ congregants and ministers, and so much more. But – what would Jesus make of these documents? There are no discussion topics lf this book yet.

References to this book Communication, Action, and Meaning: Bettensln only downside to this book is that you often find yourself reading fragments and wondering if the context of both the writing and the sitz im leben is doing you justice in interpreting the fragments.