Transatlantic Methodists: British Wesleyanism and the by Todd Webb

By Todd Webb

Methodists in nineteenth-century Ontario and Quebec, like several British matters, existed as satellites of an influential empire. Transatlantic Methodists uncovers how the Methodist ministry and laity in those colonies, whether or not they have been British, American, or native-born, got here to outline themselves as transplanted Britons and Wesleyans, in line with their altering, usually contentious courting with the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Britain.

Revising the nationalist framework that has ruled a lot of the scholarship on Methodism in primary Canada, Todd Webb argues transatlantic standpoint is important to appreciate the method of cultural formation between nineteenth-century Methodists. He exhibits that the Wesleyan Methodists in Britain performed a key position in picking out the identities in their colonial opposite numbers via disputes over the that means of political loyalty, how Methodism may be ruled, who should still regulate church funds, and the character and price of spiritual revivalism. whilst, Methodists in Ontario and Quebec threatened to disrupt the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Britain and helped to set off the most important department in its background. Methodists on either side of the Atlantic formed - and have been formed by means of - the bigger British international within which they lived.

Drawing on insights from new study in British, Atlantic, and imperial heritage, Transatlantic Methodists is a complete research of ways the nineteenth-century British international operated and of Methodism's position inside it.

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Prophecies of Daniel for Teens by Seth J. Pierce

By Seth J. Pierce

there is a lot of odd stuff occurring in Daniel's publication. First comes the large statue made up of assorted metals, that's smashed to smithereens by means of a huge rock. Then the 4 beasts: a lion with eagle's wings, a humpbacked endure, a leopard with 4 wings, and a few form of indescribable beast with ten horns and iron enamel. If animals usually are not complicated adequate, Daniel makes use of loads of bizarre phrases. what's an "abomination of desolation"? what sort of language is "mene, mene, tekel, upharsin"? in addition to, Daniel wrote his publication decades in the past, so does it relatively have anytthing to do with us this present day? Can Daniel rather let us know what to anticipate sooner or later? If you have ever requested those questions, the Prophecies of Daniel for youths is an ideal publication for you.

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The Lutheran Difference: An Explanation & Comparison of by Edward A. Engelbrecht

By Edward A. Engelbrecht

This publication started as a well-liked 18 publication biblical studies sequence. during this new paintings, we assemble jointly the entire wealthy content material of the sequence, order it round the Nicene Creed, and current it in a single obtainable quantity so readers can entry the proof they need.

As Lutherans engage with different Christians, they typically locate themselves suffering to give an explanation for their ideals and practices. even though many Lutherans have discovered the “what” of the doctrines of the Church, they don't consistently have an entire scriptural starting place to proportion the “why.” while faced with diverse doctrines or denominations, they typically can't in actual fact nation their faith—much much less comprehend the differences.

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Archbishop Jusin Welby: Risk-taker and Reconciler by Andrew Atherstone

By Andrew Atherstone

When the hunt for a brand new Archbishop of Canterbury all started, Justin Welby have been a bishop for less than 4 and a part months. He had little media profile and rarely figured within the early speculations approximately Rowan Williams’ successor. Welby claimed that it'd be ‘a shaggy dog story’ and ‘perfectly absurd’ to nominate him simply because he had such little episcopal adventure. The Crown Nominations fee disagreed and in March 2013 he was once enthroned because the one hundred and fifth Archbishop of Canterbury. This, the 1st significant biography of Welby, severely examines the phrases, activities and impression of his first yr as head of the Anglican Communion, together with his energetic political engagement and his tackling of debatable matters similar to same-sex marriage, ladies bishops and the emergence of GAFCON. Biographer Andrew Atherstone additionally analyses Welby’s theological, strategic and pastoral characteristics and, via broad archival examine and interviews with the archbishop’s associates and associates, provides in-depth money owed of his unsettled early life, the stories that prompted his conversion to Christianity at Cambridge college, his winning profession within the oil undefined, his own hyperlinks to Africa and his fast upward push during the ranks of the Church of britain. What emerges is a portrait of an international Christian chief deeply encouraged by way of gospel values, unafraid of chance and devoted to take on problems with department inside either church and society. Archbishop Justin Welby: Risk-taker and Reconciler is greater than two times the size of Atherstone’s 2013 biography, Archbishop Justin Welby: the line to Canterbury. It includes 4 new chapters that research Welby’s first 12 months at Lambeth, sixteen pages of photos and comprises a lot of the textual content of the sooner ebook, considerably extended, revised and updated.

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Crescendo by Jaime Jorge

By Jaime Jorge

because Jaime’s first ebook not more damaged Strings used to be released in 2002, his existence has been a curler coaster of highs and lows. at the beginning every thing looked as if it would cross best suited: the mysterious disorder disappeared, his musical ministry grew and took him world wide, he was once surrounded via friends and family. lifestyles was once excellent. till all of it started to collapse.

His affliction back. His marriage disintegrated. And as he sought for solutions and reduction in all of the mistaken locations, Jaime felt like a fraud, considering how God may be able to love him.

But via all of it God by no means left him. As Jaime allowed God to take regulate of his lifestyles once again he realized that we will by no means lose once we hand over to Him! From the Crystal Cathedral to The Lincoln middle, from thatch-roofed church buildings to enjoying on the White residence for the President of the us, Jaime continues to be following that also, small voice that instructed him to “Go and percentage your story.”

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Continuous Conversion by Brad Wilcox

By Brad Wilcox

i will not do that Mormon factor, a pal instructed Brad Wilcox. "I've attempted, and the expectancies are only means too high." And she's no longer on my own in her considering. many folks, as they consider themselves falling in need of perfection, are tempted to give up making an attempt.

But are there in simple terms techniques? examine it this manner: whilst anyone is studying to play the piano, are the one suggestions functioning at Carnegie corridor or quitting? equally, in mortality, are the one offerings being excellent or giving up?

"No," writes Brad Wilcox. "Growth and improvement take time. studying takes perform. Discipleship is a trip, and actual conversion is a continuing process."

In this hope-filled booklet, Brad stocks his prepared realizing and testimony of the Atonement of Jesus Christ because it pertains to our personal conversion. Conversion happens, he says, "when we cease attempting to earn heaven and begin attempting to research it...As we take each one little step to teach religion, repent, make and reside covenants, search the Holy Ghost, and suffer to the top, we're not paying our method into heaven. we're practising for it."

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Martin Luther als Seelsorger: Die Freiheit neu entdecken by Rolf Sons

By Rolf Sons

Martin Luther, der große Reformator, unerschrocken und mutig, doch auch niedergeschlagen und verzweifelt. Nach tiefem Ringen erlebte er die Gnade Gottes. Seine zahlreichen Briefe und Schriften sind heute wie damals eine Quelle der Ermutigung und des Trostes. Dr. Rolf Sons zeigt, wie Luthers seelsorgerlicher Rat in Krisen und menschlichen Nöten auch heute noch guttut und Menschen in die Freiheit führen kann.

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The Globalisation of Charismatic Christianity (Cambridge by Simon Coleman

By Simon Coleman

This 2000 publication analyses the revival of charismatic Protestant Christianity as an instance of globalization. Simon Coleman indicates that, in addition to many social activities, those non secular conservatives are negotiating their very own interpretations of worldwide and postmodern tactics. they're developing an evangelical area of motion and that means in the liminal, chaotic house of the worldwide. The e-book examines globalization not just as a social strategy, but additionally as an embodied perform regarding varieties of language and ritualized circulate. Charismatic Christianity is gifted via its fabric tradition - artwork, structure and customer items - in addition to its rhetoric and theology. The ebook offers an account of the incorporation of digital media similar to tv, movies and the net into Christian worship. matters on the subject of the behavior of fieldwork in contexts of globalization are raised in an account that is additionally a big ethnography of a religion ministry.

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The Theology of the Heidelberg Catechism: A Reformation by Lyle D. Bierma

By Lyle D. Bierma

The Heidelberg Catechism, first authorized in 1563, is a confessional record of the Protestant circulate certainly one of the main ecumenical of the confessions. released to coincide with the catechism's 450th anniversary, this publication explores the Heidelberg Catechism in its old atmosphere and emphasizes the catechism's integration of Lutheran and Reformed traditions in all of its significant doctrines. An appendix features a translation of the Heidelberg Catechism lately ready and followed through 3 of the Reformed denominations that realize the catechism as one among their confessions: the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the Reformed Church in the United States, and the Christian Reformed Church in North America.

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