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3. Across the world

3. Across the world  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0004
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‘Across the world’ shows how Pentecostalism expanded globally through missionary agencies and by the planting of self-sustaining congregations adapted to local culture. It was less welcome ... More
Afterword

Afterword  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
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9780191777653
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10.1093/actrade/9780199574339.003.0009
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Martin Luther attracted both admirers and disparagers. The Afterword looks at both viewpoints and the larger legacy of Luther. The idolizing of Luther began in both words and images soon ... More
8. Angels and demons

8. Angels and demons  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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For Luther the Reformation was a watershed because it moved Western Christendom from a long period of captivity under strict papal rule to a new age of freedom. Luther was still a medieval ... More
5. Anglo-Catholicism

5. Anglo-Catholicism  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2006
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Sep 2013
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9780191776243
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0005
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‘Anglo-Catholicism’ looks at the role that this movement, with its concerns of holiness and authority, played in the Church of England from the 1830s. Aiming to redirect authority towards a ... More
2. Becoming a reformer

2. Becoming a reformer  

Scott H. Hendrix

in Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2010
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When Martin Luther was 37 years old he spent ten months at the Wartburg studying, writing, and reflecting. He felt destined to recover for Germany a truer version of Christianity than that ... More
4. Belief

4. Belief  

Pink Dandelion

in The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191776915
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10.1093/actrade/9780199206797.003.0004
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The question of belief is given different prominence and different levels of specificity across the three main traditions of Quakerism. For Evangelical Friends, whilst worship practice can ... More
6. The Book of Mormon and its Audiences

6. The Book of Mormon and its Audiences  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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Sep 2013
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The book of Mormon constructs an audience that shifts its definition with time. It is initially addressed as a tribal history to an audience of Nephite tribal descendents and then to their ... More
4. The Book of Mormon as Literature

4. The Book of Mormon as Literature  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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The Book of Mormon has less literary renown than the Bible, as its military-political clan chronicle format leaves less room for literary embellishment. The Book does have a greater degree ... More
8. The Book of Mormon in LDS faith and worship

8. The Book of Mormon in LDS faith and worship  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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The Book of Mormon has traditionally been a gateway to the LDS faith. The Book confers legitimacy on the church of the LDS, but the doctrinal claims it opens the way to are mainly comprised ... More
9. Book of Mormon wars

9. Book of Mormon wars  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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Since its publication, the Book of Mormon has satisfied some people's hunger for access to divine power and revelation, and opened a debate over its logical plausibility for others. Book of ... More
2. Byzantines and Franks

2. Byzantines and Franks  

A. Edward Siecienski

in Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780190883300
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10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.003.0002
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The encounter with Islam impacted Christianity in many ways, and was one of the contributing factors in one of the most acrimonious debates in the Eastern church—the iconoclast controversy. ... More
1. Calvinism: what’s in a name?

1. Calvinism: what’s in a name?  

Jon Balserak

in Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780191815263
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753711.003.0001
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The roots of Calvinism are found in 16th-century Zurich and Geneva, which became major centres for Reformation under the guidance of Ulrich Zwingli, John Calvin, and Heinrich Bullinger. ... More
5. Catholic moral life and teaching

5. Catholic moral life and teaching  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780191838521
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796855.003.0005
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How should Catholics behave? How might the holiness with which they have been blessed express itself in their daily existence? ‘Catholic moral life and teaching’ points out that, although ... More
3. Catholics on God and the human condition

3. Catholics on God and the human condition  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

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May 2017
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May 2017
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The beliefs that unite and shape the Catholic Church are examined in ‘Catholics on God and the human condition’. The Bible is seen to illuminate the deepest reality of God and human beings. ... More
6. Characteristics of Catholicism

6. Characteristics of Catholicism  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2 ed.)

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780191838521
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The culturally, geographically, and ritually diverse character of Catholic worship and life raises the question: What holds it all together? ‘Characteristics of Catholicism’ considers ... More
4. Church

4. Church  

Jon Balserak

in Calvinism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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9780191815263
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Calvinists believe Adam and Eve were the first church, established by God following their fall into sin in the Garden of Eden. Since that beginning, God has always maintained his church, ... More
5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time

5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0006
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‘Churches and beliefs about the end of time’ shows how the earliest Pentecostals believed they were a short distance away from the dramatic events that would herald the return of Christ. ... More
3. Competing visions for the Church of England

3. Competing visions for the Church of England  

Mark Chapman

in Anglicanism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2006
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9780191776243
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10.1093/actrade/9780192806932.003.0003
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9780192806932
‘Competing visions for the Church of England’ examines the conflicting views of the Puritans and those who favoured uniformity under the monarch in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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9780191777455
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10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.003.0010
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9780199560974
Despite Protestants hating Catholics as opponents and vice versa, they have held onto the same broad assumptions of Christendom. Most Protestants have continued to practice their brand of ... More
10. Conclusion: The Book of Mormon in the twenty-first century

10. Conclusion: The Book of Mormon in the twenty-first century  

Terryl L. Givens

in The Book of Mormon: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2010
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9780199365678
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The Book of Mormon remains a potent and disruptive force in the twenty-first century, challenging analysis with its authoritative claims. The Book remains an important cultural document of ... More

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