An Introduction to the Reformed Tradition: A Way of Being the Christian Community

Sampul Depan
Westminster John Knox Press, 1 Jan 1981 - 264 halaman

A concise and readable study for laypersons and clergy alike, this book is indispensable for all informed people in many different confessional communities. With the passion of one who not only observes but believes, John Leith touches on all aspects of Reformed history, theology, polity, liturgy, and Christian culture with a balance of enthusiasm and critical judgment that always rings true.

 

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TRADITIONING THE FAITH
17
A Secular and Pluralistic Society
24
THE REFORMED CHURCHES
32
Great Britain
41
Australia New Zealand and South Africa
50
Membership of Reformed Churches
56
Diagram ofPresbyterian Churches in the United States
69
The Working Out of the Divine Purposes in History
75
POLITY AND THE REFORMED TRADITION
145
Reformed Polities
152
Episcopacy
164
Congregationalism
168
LITURGY AND THE REFORMED TRADITION
174
Reformed Liturgies
180
The Westminster Directory
190
Representative Reformed Liturgies and Directories
197

Preaching
82
The Disciplined Life
85
What Is Theology?
91
The Development of Reformed Theology
112
Representative Theologians
127
Reformed Confessions
133
Representative Reformed Theologies
140
Chapter V
144
Literature
205
Political Order
212
Learning
219
The Bible as the Word of God
225
Notes
234
Indices
257
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