By John F. Nash
Volume 2 (Book identification 43074)
What is Christianity? Who used to be Jesus Christ? What relevance does Christianity have in a “post-Christian” age? Why are there such a lot of Christian sects, and what are the clients for bringing them jointly? Does Christianity have a destiny? Am I a Christian? Are you? Christianity: the only, the numerous, deals encouraging solutions and recommendations for contemporary non secular seekers.
This moment quantity makes a speciality of western Christianity from a thousand CE onward. Decline of the medieval church resulted in the Reformation and emergence of the Lutheran, Calvinist and Anglican church buildings. Baptists and Methodists quickly undefined, and sooner or later the charismatic move. The medical revolution and the Enlightenment challenged Christianity’s very foundations and produced cutting edge non secular types, like Deism and Transcendentalism. in the meantime, esoteric Christianity has tested itself as a different option.
A daring new imaginative and prescient is on the market that honors the range inside of Christianity in addition to a transcendent, unifying truth, the “Body of Christ.” Seven religious paths are pointed out which supply all honest Christians possibilities to precise own and collective aspirations. Archetypal in nature, and slicing throughout denominational barriers, they're: Devotion, rite, wisdom, carrier, therapeutic, Activism and Renunciation. The unifying fact is a bigger archetype, the Ekklesia, visualized as an exceptional “Cathedral” into which all are invited to open themselves to the Divine, love their neighbor, humbly search fact, and paintings to make the realm a greater place.
“A masterpiece of study, perception and faith…” “A must-read for believers and nonbelievers alike.” “Now i do know there’s a spot in Christianity for me…”
Front disguise exhibits the Church of Our Savior at the Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia. photo courtesy of Helen C. Nash."
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Christianity: the One, the Many :What Christianity Might Have Been and Could Still Become Volume 2 by John F. Nash