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Life in the Family: An Oral History of the Children of God
     

Life in the Family: An Oral History of the Children of God

by James D. Chancellor, William Sims Bainbridge
 

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ISBN-10: 0815606451

ISBN-13: 9780815606451

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Drawing from primary literature and interviews with more than 700 Family members, Chancellor (world religions and Christian missions, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) charts The Family's course since its emergence from the Jesus People Movement of the 1960s. He considers the motivations for becoming a Child of God, and details the Family's core beliefs, mission

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Drawing from primary literature and interviews with more than 700 Family members, Chancellor (world religions and Christian missions, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) charts The Family's course since its emergence from the Jesus People Movement of the 1960s. He considers the motivations for becoming a Child of God, and details the Family's core beliefs, mission, sexual mores, internal structure, and relationship to the rest of society. Appendixes include The Family's "Statement of Faith" and the words to numerous hymns. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815606451
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
291
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.96(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword, William Sims Bainbridgeix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introductionxvii
1. A History of The Family1
2. Becoming a Child of God34
3. We Hold These Truths58
4. The Law of Love94
5. Mission Impossible151
6. The Cost of Discipleship177
7. Children of the Revolution205
Epilogue246
Appendixes
A. Statement of Faith255
B. Family Musical Literature271
Glossary of Family Terms279
References283
Index289

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