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Christians in the Twenty-First Century

Christians in the Twenty-First Century

by George D. Chryssides, Margaret Z. Wilkins
     
 

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'Christians in the Twenty-First Century' examines Christianity as it is understood and practised both by active followers and those who regard themselves as Christian. The book opens with an examination of key Christian concepts - the Bible, the Creeds, the Church and the sacraments - and the major traditions of Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and

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'Christians in the Twenty-First Century' examines Christianity as it is understood and practised both by active followers and those who regard themselves as Christian. The book opens with an examination of key Christian concepts - the Bible, the Creeds, the Church and the sacraments - and the major traditions of Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and Protestantism as well as more recent movements. The book continues with an analysis of the challenges presented by the rise of science, new approaches to biblical scholarship, the rise of fundamentalist movements, the ordination of women, secularization, the interfaith movement, and the impact of the electronic revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845532130
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

George D. Chryssides is Honorary Research Fellow in Contemporary Religion at the University of Birmingham. Margaret Z. Wilkins is a freelance writer and researcher. She has taught Religious Studies at the University of Wolverhampton and has co-edited A Reader in New Religious Movements with George Chryssides.

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