The Age of the Reformation, Volume 1 by Preserved Smith

By Preserved Smith

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Martyrs Mirror: The Story of Seventeen Centuries of by Thieleman Van Bragt, Joseph F. Sohm

By Thieleman Van Bragt, Joseph F. Sohm

Classic photo debts of greater than 4,000 Christians who persisted agony, torture, and a martyr's dying as a result of their basic religion within the gospel of Christ. comprises greater than 50 finely specified etchings by means of famous Dutch artist Jan Luyken. Songs, letters, prayers, and confessions look with the tales of many defenseless Christians who have been capable of love their enemies and go back solid for evil.

This colossal publication calls believers to stick with Jesus in all parts of lifestyles, even unto loss of life. somehow, real Christian dedication calls for splendid discipleship and steadfast adherence to the lessons modeled by means of Jesus and his apostles.

Written and released in 1659 by means of a Dutch Mennonite, Thieleman J. van Braght, to reinforce the religion of his fellow believers, and translated into German in 1748 on the time of the French and Indian warfare for a similar cause. In 1886 Martyrs reflect used to be translated into English to problem generations of Christians in North America.

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Hell Without Fires: Slavery, Christianity, and the by Yolanda Pierce

By Yolanda Pierce

Hell with out Fires examines the non secular and earthly result of conversion to Christianity for African-American antebellum writers. utilizing autobiographical narratives, the e-book exhibits how black writers remodeled the earthly hell of slavery right into a "New Jerusalem," a spot they can name home.
            Yolanda Pierce insists that for African american citizens, money owed of non secular conversion published "personal ameliorations with far-reaching neighborhood results. a private event of an individual's courting with God is remodeled into the potential for freeing a whole community." the method of conversion may well bring about surprising literacy, "callings" to evangelise, a renewed resistance to the slave , defiance of racist and sexist conventions, and communal uplift.
            those tales by way of 5 of the earliest antebellum non secular writers--George White, John Jea, David Smith, Solomon Bayley, and Zilpha Elaw--create a brand new non secular language that merges Christian scripture with designated retellings of biblical tales, with enslaved humans of African descent at their heart. displaying the methods their language exploits the degrees of which means of phrases like master, slavery, sin, and flesh, Pierce argues that the narratives deal with the wishes of these who tried to remodel a overseas god and faith right into a own and collective procedure of ideals. The earthly "hell with out fires"--one of the writer's characterizations of daily life for these dwelling in slavery--could turn into a spot the place somebody should be either black and Christian, and faith may provide physically and mental therapeutic.
            Pierce offers a posh and refined overview of the language of conversion within the context of slavery. Her paintings could be very important to these drawn to the subjects of slave faith and non secular autobiography and to students of African American and early American literature and faith.

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Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian by Henny Fiska Hägg

By Henny Fiska Hägg

Can people understand God? Can created beings technique the Uncreated? the idea that of God and questions about our skill to understand him are relevant to this publication. japanese Orthodox theology distinguishes among understanding God as he's (his divine essence) and as he offers himself (through his energies), and therefore it either negates and affirms the elemental query: guy can't recognize God in his essence, yet may well comprehend him via his energies. Henny Fiska Hagg investigates this earliest degree of Christian destructive (apophatic) theology, in addition to the beginnings of the excellence among essence and energies, targeting Clement of Alexandria within the overdue moment century. Clement's theological, social, spiritual, and philosophical milieu can also be thought of, as is his indebtedness to heart Platonism and its inspiration of God.

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Origen by Joseph W. Trigg

By Joseph W. Trigg

Origen used to be the main influential Christian theologian ahead of Augustine, the founding father of Biblical research as a significant self-discipline within the Christian culture, and a determine with massive impression at the improvement of Christian spirituality.
This quantity provides a accomplished and obtainable perception into Origen's lifestyles and writings. An creation analyzes the critical affects that shaped him as a Christian and as a philosopher, his emergence as a mature theologian at Alexandria, his paintings in Caesarea and his arguable legacy. clean translations of a consultant collection of Origen's writings, together with a few by no means formerly on hand in print, express how Origen supplied a long-lasting framework for Christian theology by way of discovering via research of the Bible a coherent knowing of God's saving plan.

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A rule for children and other writings by Jacqueline Pascal

By Jacqueline Pascal

Jacqueline Pascal (1625-1661) was once the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun on the Jansenist Port-Royal convent in France. She used to be additionally a prolific author who argued for the religious rights of ladies and the suitable of conscientious objection to royal, ecclesiastic, and relations authority.

This ebook offers choices from the entire of Pascal's profession as a author, together with her witty adolescent poetry and her pioneering treatise at the schooling of girls, A Rule for Children, which drew on her reports as schoolmistress at Port-Royal. Readers also will locate Pascal's devotional treatise, which matched each one second in Christ's ardour with a corresponding advantage that his girl disciples should still domesticate; a transcript of her interrogation through church gurus, during which she defended the arguable theological doctrines taught at Port-Royal; a biographical comic strip of her abbess, which provided Pascal's belief of the perfect nun; and a variety of letters supplying lively defenses of Pascal's correct to perform her vocation, despite patriarchal objections.

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