By Williston Walker, Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy
On the grounds that ebook of the 1st variation in 1918, A background of the Christian Church by way of Williston Walker has loved notable good fortune and popularity as a vintage within the box. Written via an eminent theologian, it combines in its narrative a unprecedented combination of readability, solidarity, and stability. In gentle of vital advances in scholarship lately, broad revisions were made to this fourth version. 3 students from Union Theological Seminary in ny have integrated new ancient discoveries and supplied clean interpretations of varied classes in church historical past from the 1st century to the 20th. the result's a completely up to date heritage which preserves the tenor and constitution of Walker's unique, unheard of textual content.
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With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and words by Tim Rice, the production was one of the most popular 20th-century treatments of the Christian story. “Sing to the Lord, all the world! ” PSALM 100:1–2 A hymn of praise 62 Moses Rameses II EPIC MOVIE The Ten Commandments – a film created in 1956 by Hollywood director Cecil B. de Mille – tells how Moses led his people out of slavery in Egypt to their promised homeland. It features a huge cast, with Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as Rameses II, and spectacular special effects, such as the parting of the Red Sea to let the Israelites pass.
Benedictine monks in the refectory FOOD FOR THOUGHT In most monasteries, the monks or nuns eat together at long tables in a large communal refectory, or dining room. The food is simple but nourishing. Religious devotion even continues at meal times – everyone is expected to eat in silence while one of their number reads passages from the Bible. 1smelling The naturally sweetraw olibanum NATURALLY SWEET gum is ground into smaller pieces. The monk then measures out a small amount of concentrated perfume oil and mixes this thoroughly with the ground gum.
38 Modern Salvation Army man’s hat Salvation Army songster leader playing the cornet SOLDIERS OF GOD The Salvation Army is organized along military lines. It is led by a “general”, other church leaders are known as “officers”, and members, or “soldiers”, wear a distinctive uniform. Those who enroll sign a declaration of faith known as the “Articles of War”. All members are entitled to bear the organization’s red shield. Salvation Army tie Victorian Salvation Army woman’s bonnet THE HOLY LIFE Red shield badge Founded by a follower of the reformer Zwingli, Mennonites aim to live a life of holiness, set apart from the world in selfcontained communities.
A History of the Christian Church (4th Edition) by Williston Walker, Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy