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

I understand why it was needed to only include bits and pieces for this to be a manageable book, but more often than not, I had to go hunting for the original source so that it could be in context. Although confined to the Western church and with a strong emphasis on the Anglican church, this chronological arrangement of important documents is an excellent introduction to Christianity. Please try again later. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Documents Of The Christian Church

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

It took me one year and three months, but I’ve finally finished this comprehensive survey of writings relating to the Christian Church that I bought for the Church History class I audited last Fall.


Not a cover-to-cover book. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Documents of the Christian Church furnishes the reader with key documents from the history of the church. Documents of the Christian Church thus provides insights into the whole years of Christian theological and political debate. Henry BettensonChris Maunder.

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Review quote This is a new and improved version of a popular and accessible old classic New material also covers the global growth of Christianity, the progress of Christian unity, and mission in multi-faith and postmodern societies.

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These illustrate the Second Vatican Council; the theologies of liberation; Church and State from ‘Thatcher’s Britain’ to Communist Eastern Europe; Black, feminist, and ecological theology; ecumenism; and inter-faith dialogue.

Documents of the Christian Church Fourth Edition Edited by Henry Bettenson and Chris Maunder Best-selling anthology covering 2, years of Christian theological and political debate Arranged chronologically and thematically for ease of use An ideal introduction to the key primary sources for the study both of church history and of the global Church today New material on twentieth-century church history added to Sections From Chalcedon to the Breach between East and West 2.


Write a customer review. Lists with This Book. Reading just a little bit at a time eventually adds up! The Popes Interdict on England This isn’t the case for the whole book as there are certainly large portions of selected writings that give a much better idea of what the writer was trying to say. Roman but Not Catholic: The Mormon Menace Patrick Mason.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Deistic Controversy of the Eighteenth Century. You can read descriptions of Christians being persecuted; ancient debates that still rage; some issues are deep and still unresolved; others are more like “How many angels can fit on the head of a pin?