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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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He also adds commentary, but wisely he uses that to give the reader settings to the documents. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. This further expanded fourth edition brings the anthology up-to-date with a new section looking at issues facing the twenty-first century churches. Bettenson’s collection covers every period of church history with thf judicious selection of documents.

Documents of the Christian Church

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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. Anthony rated it really liked it Jan 03, Got a copy at a yard sale. As someone who is interested in the Bible and its history, I was most interested in the earlier sections, the first non-Biblical writings to mention Christ and Christianity. The Test Act Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.


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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The Church and Heresy 5. Now they are helpfully enriched with sources vettenson might have astonished Bettenson, but which testify to the extraordinary variety of the communities which call themselves Christian. This selection of writings from the most important moments in the history of Christianity has become established as a classic reference work, providing vhristian into years of Christian theological and political debate.

When one considers the sheer volume of potential documents church history offers us to read, Bettenson has done a wonderful job of sifting out much that would be redundant or unnecessary for today’s reader. Documents of the Christian Church Paperback.

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This includes extracts exploring the churches’ responses to questions of social justice, international politics, trade and debt, environmental change, and technological development.

Islam and Betteson Citizenship Andrew F. While retaining the original material selected by Henry Bettenson, Chris Maunder has added a substantial section of more recent writings. Selections from the Agreement of the People Account Options Sign in.


Trivia About Documents of the I highly recommend this work for providing the student the opportunity to engage with the primary documents on the bare essentials level.

A great resource to have on the shelf, and a very insightful read. After those pieces, the remainder of the book is mostly a history of doctrinal disputes, w I found this book at a book sale a couple of days ago, and interrupted my reading of a novel to explore it. The losers often paid with their blood; the early church had no qualms about executing heretics. Adam Bowers rated it really liked it Dec 13, Bettenson takes parts of important Christian documents.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Chicano Folklore Rafaela G. Description ‘That invaluable Christian reference book. The Twentieth-Century World Churches: Roman but Not Catholic: The emphasis on moral debate in the contemporary churches is reflected in selections discussing questions about homosexuality, divorce, AIDS, and in-vitro fertilization, amongst other issues.