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Author Sell, Alan P. F

Title Confessing the faith yesterday and today : essays reformed, dissenting, and Catholic / Alan P.F. Sell
Published Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 2013


Description 1 online resource (306 pages)
Contents Part one. Confessing the faith in context -- part two. Confessing the faith ecclesially and hopefully
Summary What is it to confess the Christian faith, and what is the status of formal confessions of faith? How far does the context inform the content of the confession? These questions are addressed in Part One, with reference to the Reformed tradition in general, and to its English and Welsh Dissenting strand in particular. In an adverse political context the Dissenters' plea for toleration under the law was eventually granted. The question of tolerance remains alive in our very different context, and in addition we face the challenge of confessing and commending the faith in an intellectual environm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 8, 2013)
Subject Creeds.
Christian union.
Ecumenical movement.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Apologetics.
RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Sacraments.
Ecumenical movement
Christian union
Genre/Form Creeds
Symboles de foi.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780227901830