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2. Beliefs, rituals, and narratives

2. Beliefs, rituals, and narratives  

Linda Woodhead

in Christianity: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780943
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0003
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9780199687749
2. Beliefs, rituals, and narratives Having considered how the figure of Jesus was interpreted, we can take the story further by looking at how depictions of him developed, and how they fit into the broader scheme of Christian rituals and symbols. Later chapters explain how the elements of Christianity discussed here were developed in different branches of Christianity. In Eastern Christianity, for example, less emphasis is placed on sin than in Western churches, and in some forms of Christianity the Holy Spirit has a much more central place than others. In this chapter, however, we can turn down the volume
Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Christianity: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Linda Woodhead

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780943
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199687749
A Very Short Introduction Second Edition

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