Key Words in Christianity / Edition 2

Key Words in Christianity / Edition 2

by Ron Geaves
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1589011260

ISBN-13: 9781589011267

Pub. Date: 07/28/2006

Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Daily political events and the steady inevitability of globalism require that informed students and citizens learn something about religious traditions foreign to their own. Designed for both classroom and general use, these handy Key Words guidebooks are essential resources for those who want clear and concise explanations of common terms and unfamiliar

Overview

Daily political events and the steady inevitability of globalism require that informed students and citizens learn something about religious traditions foreign to their own. Designed for both classroom and general use, these handy Key Words guidebooks are essential resources for those who want clear and concise explanations of common terms and unfamiliar concepts of major world religions.

Each pocket-sized volume contains definitions for over 400 terms from religious principles and significant periods to noteworthy figures.

A quick sampling of terms from this volume:

AscensionBeatificationCatechismEvangelicalHumanae vitaeLast SupperMartyrRepentanceSermon on the Mount

Sample Definitions:

Catechism The manual of Christian doctrine in a questions and answer format generally associated with teaching those preparing for Confirmation (see Confirmation).

Sermon on the Mount The famous discourse of Jesus described in Chapter 5 of Matthew's gospel which provides the basis of Christian ethics (see Beatitudes, Lord's Prayer).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589011267
Publisher:
Georgetown University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

A-Z of key words in Christianity, including essential terms like:
Trinity TransubstantiationSanctificationRepentanceReformationPredestinationPrayerAbsolutionPassionOrdinationBaptismOffertoryCreedAtonementResurrectionAscensionSacramentCatechismCharismaticCathedral

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