Retrieving the Tradition and Renewing Evangelicalism: A Primer for Suspicious Protestants
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1999 - 243 sivua
A learned and uniquely constructive book that gently urges "suspicious" Christians to reclaim the patristic roots of their faith. Written to help Protestant Christians recognize the early church fathers as an essential part of their faith, this book is addressed primarily to the evangelical, independent, and free church communities, who remain largely suspicious of church history and the relationship between Scripture and tradition. D. H. Williams clearly explains why every branch of today's church owes its heritage to the doctrinal foundation laid by postapostolic Christianity. Based on solid historical scholarship, this volume shows that embracing the "catholic" roots of the faith will not lead to the loss of Protestant distinctiveness but is essential for preserving the Christian vision in our rapidly changing world.
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The Earliest Formation of the Christian Tradition
Defining and Defending the Tradition
The Corruption of the Church and Its Tradition
Tradition through Church Councils and Creeds
Scripture and Tradition in the Reformation
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The Unformed Conscience of Evangelicalism: Recovering the Church's Moral Vision
J. Daryl Charles
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