Primitivist Piety: The Ecclesiology of the Early Plymouth Brethren
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BeschreibungDiscusses various aspects of the early Plymouth Christian Brethren and provides for readers an enlightened understanding of the people and their evangelical secessionist movement. The book is structured chronologically, with a focus on writings produced during the late 1830s through the early 1840s and writings that focus on that time period.
PortraitJames Patrick Callahan is a Visiting Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.
PressestimmenDr. Callahan shows that the early Brethren movement was dedicated to the authority of the apostolic church but not necessarily to its restoration,... Theology Digest The greatest strength of Callahan's presentation is the new perspective he brings to the self-identity of the early Brethren. Church History Callahan follows an introductory historiographical essay with four heavily documented chapters in which he briefly chronicles the early formation of the group, its place both among and against other British dissenters, and its role in British millenarianism and prophecy conferences. The Catholic Historical Review ...this study will be a very welcome addition to the available literature. Theological Book Review
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1996
Seitenanzahl: 312 Seiten