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People of Faith free pdf People of Faith is a concise introduction to the history of Christianity as it has been lived and practiced. Beginning at the time of the New Testament the book moves chronologically through the main periods of Christianity, showing how history and belief have been shaped by the many diverse voices attempting to define the faith. The book skillfully mixes the history of the Church with the stories of those who lived and shaped the faith, and the theology which emerged. Throughout the book, personal narratives, hymns, and confessions are used to illustrate points in the text, and a series of text boxes and sidebars highlight how Christianity was observed through the ages and how official actions impacted on the experiences of ordinary believers. People of Faith is an ideal introduction to the history of Christianity.

About Edith L. Blumhofer

Edith Blumhofer is Professor of History at Wheaton College, and head of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals. She has also authored and co-edited of a number of successful books, including, Twentieth Century Evangelicalism (with Joel Carpenter, 1990), Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody's Sister (1993), Modern Christian Revivals (with Randall Balmer, 1993), Restoring the Faith: Pentecostalism, and American Culture (1993), American Protestantism (with Russell Spittler and Grant Wacker, 1999), Singing the Lord's Song in a Strange Land: Hymnody in the History of Demoninations and Religious Movements, Religion and American Culture Series (2004) with Mark Noll, Her Heart Can See: The Life and Hymns of Fanny J Cosby (2005) and Sing Them Over Again to Me: Hymns and Hymnbooks in America (Ed. with Mark Noll, 2006)

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Author : Edith L. Blumhofer
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 11 March 2011
ISBN : 1405132485
EAN : 9781405132480
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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