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Reinventing Christianity

Nineteenth-Century Contexts

by Linda Woodhead

  • 108 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Pub Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Christian theology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Great Britain,
  • Religion,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Church history,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • 19th century,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7990031M
    ISBN 100754616509
    ISBN 109780754616504

    Reinventing Liberal Christianity. By Theo Hobson. Eerdmans, pp., $ Theo Hobson, a British theologian and journalist now teaching at General Theological Seminary in New York, has written a sweeping, ambitious book tracing the historical emergence and . Reinventing Jesus cuts through the rhetoric of extreme doubt to reveal the profound credibility of historic Christianity. Meticulously researched yet eminently readable, this book invites a wide audience to take a firsthand look at the primary evidence for Christianity's origins.

    Now Ready for Prime Time Players. Reinventing Christianity for our day. Numerous people are rethinking Christianity in contra-distinction to evangelical church. Because we live in a Postmodern culture the church must adopt new ways to reach them. They believe they have answers for . Entitled Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, the book became a virtual second scripture for Eddy’s followers, who were organized into the Church of Christ, Scientist, in Christian Science, while it departed radically from orthodox Christianity, fairly quickly became established as the most conservative of the mind science cults.

    “Reinventing Liberal Christianity” examines the foundation of liberality in the post Reformation debates concerning personal freedom of Christian worship. As its cover suggests, what its content offers are building blocks for a reinvention, not, in spite of the hope of many readers of such works, an “answer” at the book’s conclusion.5/5(1).   Linda Woodhead's edited volume Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth-Century Contexts () is a group of portraits exhibiting the range of changes, adjustments, and initiatives in nineteenth-century Christianity. The collection, individually as well as collectively, eschews the standard assessment that Victorian Christianity was a religion in crisis.


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“Reinventing Liberal Christianity” examines the foundation of liberality in the post Reformation debates concerning personal freedom of Christian worship. As its cover suggests, what its content offers are building blocks for a reinvention, not, in spite of the hope of many readers of such works, an “answer” at the book’s conclusion/5(4).

Reinventing Liberal Christianity untangles these two traditions with a fascinating survey of Christian thought from the Reformation to the present and, further, aims to transform liberal Christianity through the rediscovery of faith and ritual. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

/5(4). Cultural misconceptions abound regarding the uniqueness of Christ and the reliability of the New Testament. International bestsellers such as The Da Vinci Code and Misquoting Jesus merely add fuel to the fire. In this meticulously researched guide, Komoszewski, Sawyer, and Wallace invite readers to take a firsthand look at the primary evidence for Christianity's origins.5/5(4).

In Reinventing Christianity, the first comprehensive survey of Christian theology in Africa to appear in English, John Parratt provides a critical yet sympathetic examination of the new ways of doing theology that have recently emerged from within the African church.

Following an introduction that charts the growth and development of African theology, Parratt examines the differing theological. This book highlights the creativity and diversity of 19th century Christianity, showing how developments normally associated with the late 20th century - such as the reassertion of tradition and the rise of feminist theology and alternative spirituality - were already in train a century before.

Contemporary Review 'Reinventing Christianity. "This book is so engrossing and so illuminating that it is a must-read for everyone concerned with the future of Christianity and the liberal state." Martyn Percy-- University of Oxford "Theo Hobson is as well-qualified as anyone to set about the task of reinventing liberal : Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing Co. An age of faith or an age of doubt. - the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era. This book moves debate forward by placing less emphasis on questions of quantity than on questions of kind.

The authors introduce some of the most important varieties of Christianity in the 19th century and explore the diverse ways in which the tradition was radically reinterpreted. “This book is so engrossing and so illuminating that it is a must-read for everyone concerned with the future of Christianity and the liberal state.” Martyn Percy-- University of Oxford "Theo Hobson is as well-qualified as anyone to set about the task of reinventing liberal : Theo Hobson.

"In Reinventing Christianity, the first comprehensive survey of Christian theology in Africa to appear in English, John Parratt provides a critical yet sympathetic examination of the new ways of doing theology that have recently emerged from within the African church."--BOOK JACKET.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Transcendent Christianity. Evangelical certainties: Charles Spurgeon and the sermon as crisis literature / Andrew Tate ; Fortress Catholicism: the art of ultramontanism at Notre Dame de Fourvière / Nancy Davenport ; Anglican controversies ; debating private confession / Anne.

Reinventing Christianity | This title was first published in 'An age of faith or an age of doubt?'- the question has dominated study of Christianity in the Victorian era.

Reinventing Christianity offers a fresh analysis of the vitality and variety of Christianity in Britain and America in the Victorian era. Reinventing Christianity Nineteenth-Century Contexts This book highlights the creativity and diversity of 19th century Christianity, showing how developments normally associated with the late 20th century - such as the reassertion of tradition and the rise of feminist theology and alternative spirituality - were already in train a century.

This book knocks the socks off much of the current critiques of Christianity seen primarily on the top-seller list, viz., Da Vinci code nonsense, Bart Ehrman, re-packaged Joseph Campbell's (who just re-heated stock objections refuted more than a century ago himself) mythic-similarity-implies-identity arguments (and saying 'similarity' is being /5.

Reinventing Liberal Christianity untangles these two traditions with a fascinating survey of Christian thought from the Reformation to the present and, further, aims to transform liberal Christianity through the rediscovery of faith and : Wm.

Eerdmans Publishing Co. Reinventing American Protestantism Christianity in the New Millennium Donald E. Miller, Author (University of California Press: ) During the past thirty years the American religious landscape has undergone a dramatic change.

"Reinventing Jesus cuts through the rhetoric of extreme doubt to reveal the profound credibility of historic Christianity. Meticulously researched yet eminently readable, this book invites a wide audience to take a first-hand look at the primary evidence for Christianity's origins/5(62).

x, pages ; 23 cmPages: Reinventing Christianity Shadia B. Drury. From: Vol No. 6 October / November Share. Tweet. From the very moment of its invention by Jesus of Nazareth, Christianity has been in need of reinvention. So unpalatable was the religion of Jesus that the overwhelming success of Christianity could not have been possible had it not been for Author: Shadia B.

Drury. Reinventing Liberal Christianity. By Theo Hobson. Grand Rapids, Ml: Eerdmans, Pp. viii + $ Hobson's book offers a significant attempt to rejuvenate a liberal Christianity that affirms the deep affinity between the gospel and political and cultural freedom (i.e., the liberal state).

Reinventing American Protestantism book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During the past thirty years the American religio /5. Rent Reinventing Christianity 1st edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by John Parratt.

Every textbook comes with a day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. Need help ASAP? We have you covered with 24/7 instant online tutoring. Connect with one of our tutors now.Reinventing Liberal Christianity untangles these two traditions with a fascinating survey of Christian thought from the Reformation to the present and, further, aims to transform liberal Christianity through the rediscovery of faith and ritual.

Read more about the book in a blog post by Hobson on EerdWord.In this provocative book, Theo Hobson addresses the current crisis of liberal Christianity. In past years liberal Christianity challenged centuries of authoritarian tradition and had great political influence.

It played a major role in the founding of the United States and gave rise to the secular liberalism that we take for granted. But liberal Christianity today is widely dismissed as a.