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Christianity"s dangerous idea

Jonas E. Alexis

Christianity"s dangerous idea

how the Christian principle & spirit offer the best explanation for life & why other alternatives fail

by Jonas E. Alexis

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJonas E. Alexis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT1103 .A44 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1> :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24798901M
    ISBN 109781452006123, 9781452006116, 9781452006130
    LC Control Number2010904729

    Book: Christianity's dangerous idea The radical idea that individuals could interpret the Bible for themselves spawned a revolution that is still being played out on the world stage today. This innovation lies at the heart of Protestantism''s remarkable instability and : Richard Schwedes.   Christianity's Dangerous Idea is the first book that attempts to define this core element of Protestantism, and the religious and cultural dynamic that this 'dangerous idea' has unleashed. Its three major sections explore the history of the movement, engage with the distinctive features of Protestant belief and practice, and offer a provocative /5(2).

    The main idea of this book is to provide an interpretative history of “Protestantism” which looks for elucidating its distinctiveness and portraying the underlying dynamics of the described dangerous idea that is “Protestantism”. The author McGrath has divided this comprehensive and all encompassing book into three main sections. Get this from a library! Christianity's dangerous idea: the Protestant revolution-- a history from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first. [Alister E McGrath] -- This book sets out to explore the inner identity of the Prostestant movement, and its implications for the religious future of humanity.

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Long-time professor at Oxford holds the Chair in theology, ministry, and education at the University of London. Alister McGrath, Christianity's Dangerous Idea; The Protestant Revolution—A History from the Sixteenth Century to the Twenty-First (San Francisco: HarperOne, ), pp.

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