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Christianity as an interpretation of history

William Temple

Christianity as an interpretation of history

by William Temple

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Published by Longmans, Green & Co in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdelivered by William Temple.
SeriesWilliam Ainslie memorial lecture -- v1944
The Physical Object
Pagination22p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21302348M

Butterfield's Whig Interpretation of History made his name as a historian. When he published it, he was a Cambridge fellow, bar slight of build, and very shy. The commentary features the author's detailed interaction with the Greek text, explores the relationship between John's Epistles and Jesus's work and teaching, interacts with recent commentaries, is attentive to the history of interpretation, and seeks to relate these findings to global Christianity.

  4. The Holy Spirit continues to illuminate hearts and minds. Historical Theology is also the study of the manifold work of the Holy Spirit. To deny the validity and value of church history and the theological developments within it is to deny the ongoing process of divine illumination. Canonical revelation ceased with the writing of the book of Revelation. A reading of Penty’s book brings to mind the old list of Communist goals – abolish private property; property should be collective and run by a commune, workers assembly, guild or soviet; a communist conception of work; a materialist philosophy of History, etc. Everything is reminiscent of the outdated pre-perestroika line of Communism.

  Biblical Interpretation in Judaism and Christianity, edited by Isaac Kalimi and Peter J. Haas. New York and London: T&T Clark, pp. $ One of the more exciting developments in recent decades in the field of biblical studies has been the turn away from a fixation on the prehistory of the sacred text to the study of its reception. Sir Herbert Butterfield, Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge (–68), Regius Professor of History (–68), and author of The Whig Interpretation of History (), was one of the leading.


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Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of.

This comprehensive book surveys the history of Christian universalism from the second to the twenty-first century and offers an interpretation of how and why universalist belief arose.

Michael McClymond explores what the church has taught about universal salvation and hell and offers a critique of universalism from a biblical, philosophical /5(14). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Temple, William, Christianity as an interpretation of history.

London ; New York: Longmans, Green, First published inPaul Johnson’s exceptional study of Christianity has been loved and widely hailed for its intensive research, writing, and magnitude—“a tour de force, one of the most ambitious surveys of the history of Christianity ever attempted and perhaps the most radical” (New York Review of Books).In a highly readable companion to books on faith and history, the Cited by: Biblical hermeneutics is the study of the principles of interpretation concerning the books of the is part of the broader field of hermeneutics, which involves the study of principles of interpretation for all forms of communication, nonverbal and verbal.

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Question: "What is the history of Christianity?" Answer: The history of Christianity is really the history of Western civilization. Christianity has had an all-pervasive influence on society at large—art, language, politics, law, family life, calendar dates, music, and the very way we think have all been colored by Christian influence for nearly two millennia.

This first volume of A History of Biblical Interpretation explores interpreters and their methods in the ancient period, from the very earliest stages to the time when the canons of Judaism and Christianity gained general acceptance. The first part of the book concentrates on the use of the Scriptures within Judaism.

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First published inthis little book provides an exceptional overview of the Book of Revelation, suitable for devotional reading or as an aid to message preparation. Samuel Morris ( – ) treats the visions as a series of concurrent panoramas of the church age, each with a specific focus, calculated to bring consolation to believers.

Biblical interpretation and exegesis is critical in Bible study. Learn the context and author's original intent to get to the heart of the meaning.

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Evangelical in perspective but ecumenical in both its historical breadth and its vision of the future, this introductory text is a comprehensive guide to biblical interpretation past and present that will benefit seminarians, pastors, teachers, and lay leaders alike.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Crossroad book." Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Change, politics and the future: the historicity of human being --Ultimacy in historical and political experience --Contemporary scientific views of history --Contemporary philosophical views of history --Interlude on method --Traditional views .