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Exploring the Word of God Acts of the Apostles Volume 3: Acts Chapters 8–11
Series: Exploring the Word of God, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Grace Communion International. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / New Testament, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Paul Kroll continues his commentary with an examination of four more chapters, including the expansion of the church in Judea, Galilee and Samaria, the conversion of Paul, the Gospel goes to Gentiles, and the church expands to Syria. Most of the work for this commentary was done in 1994; biblical references were updated in 2012 and the text was edited by Michael Morrison, PhD.
Authentic Response to God: Interviews With Roger J. Newell
Series: You're Included. Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Grace Communion International. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / General, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Dr. Roger Newell, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at George Fox University, discusses three topics. Starting with Mary, the mother of Jesus, he talks about what constitutes an authentic response to God. In the second interview, he discusses theological insights of C. S. Lewis. In the third interview, he discusses how theology went astray in Hitler's control of the German church.
Sabbath and Sunday in History: Research Papers by Michael D. Morrison, Thomas C. Hanson, and Ralph G. Orr
Series: Old Testament Laws and Christians, Book 8. You set the price! Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / General
The church was originally composed of religiously observant Jews, and they kept the seventh-day Sabbath. However, within 100 years, almost all churches were meeting on Sundays. How did this change come about? These papers explore the evidence and offer hypotheses. In the 17th century, some Christians in England began observing the seventh-day Sabbath. How did that reversal come about?