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Alternative Christianities: Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses  

Ronald Lawson, Kenneth Xydias, and Ryan T. Cragun

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Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
This chapter provides a clear but concise history of three of the more prominent proselytizing religious groups in Latin America: Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, and Jehovah’s Witnesses. ... More

Anglican  

Mary Tanner

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Oct 2017
This chapter traces the Anglican commitment to, and involvement in, the ecumenical movement from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, particularly as reflected in resolutions of ... More

Anglican Interpretations of Scripture: Can Scriptural Reasoning Provide a Way Forward?  

Kathy Grieb

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the future of Anglicanism especially in the light of the interpretation of Scripture. It considers a recent instance of impasse and suggests a possible way forward. ... More

Anglican Spirituality  

Anne Loades

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
By virtue of its historical origins as well as its commitment to fundamental doctrines such as the Trinity, and the transformation of perspective as a result of ecumenism and the ... More

Anglican Way or Ways?  

Terry Brown

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
In the light of recent Anglican practice, initiated by the Anglican Primates’ taskforce, Theological Education for the Anglican Communion, to speak of ‘the Anglican Way’ rather than ... More

Anglican Wisdom  

Jenny Gaffin

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
The chapter focuses on the nature and character of Anglican wisdom, exploring this in the context of church structures, tradition, and truth. Drawing on a variety of different examples and ... More

Anglicanism and Pan-Evangelicalism  

Alister McGrath

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter considers the emergence of the complex relationship between Anglicanism and a broader evangelical movement (often known as ‘pan-evangelicalism’) which transcends denominational ... More

Anglicanism and the Fathers  

Andrew McGowan

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
Anglicanism from the time of the Reformation has been characterized by a persistent interest in the Fathers of the church which joins authorities as diverse in date and disposition as ... More

Authority, Theology, and Power  

Janet Trisk

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Oct 2015
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Jul 2016
This chapter explores questions of power and authority under the headings of identity, orthodoxy and ministry. Written from a (South African) postcolonial context, and employing the method ... More

Baptist  

Steven R. Harmon

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Nov 2017
While the Baptist tradition has not always been associated with ecumenical engagement in the minds of its observers or of Baptists themselves, this chapter highlights the overt and implicit ... More

Barth and Contemporary Protestant Theology  

Cornelis van der Kooi

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
The appropriation of Barth’s theology in contemporary Protestant theology is related to the culture and conditions of its reception. While the direct influence of Barth may broadly have ... More

Barth and Culture  

Jessica DeCou

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
Due to a widespread perception that he was a theologian of division, Karl Barth is not generally counted amongst the twentieth century’s great theologians of culture. Although this ... More

Barth and Environmental Theology  

Willis Jenkins

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
This chapter explains the critical reception of Karl Barth by scholars of ecotheology and the challenges that his theology presents to environmental thought. Then, working along lines of ... More

Barth and Gender  

Faye Bodley-Dangelo

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
At the heart of Barth’s theological anthropology and its accompanying special ethics is a human agent set in motion by the creative and redemptive work of Christ and directed towards its ... More

Barth and Hermeneutics  

David W. Congdon

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
While Karl Barth avoided the question of hermeneutics and theological method, preferring to focus on the actual exegesis of Scripture, his work is thoroughly—albeit often ... More

Barth and Judaism  

Randi Rashkover

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
This chapter reflects upon the relationship between Barth’s theology and Jewish thought. Currently we inherit a certain framing of this relationship, generated by a family of Jewish ... More

Barth and Liberal Protestantism  

Christophe Chalamet

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
Karl Barth has often been seen as the arch-enemy of liberal theology. Closer attention, however, reveals a constant concern to nuance his understanding of key liberal thinkers—even to the ... More

Barth and Mediaeval Theology  

Adam Eitel

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
Mediaeval works of theology are frequently cited throughout Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics. Yet, with the exception of Anselm of Canterbury’s Proslogion, Barth shows little interest in ... More

Barth and Modern Moral Philosophy  

Derek Alan Woodard-Lehman

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
This chapter argues against the familiar consensus that Barth’s relationship to modern moral philosophy is oppositional. It demonstrates that Barth appropriates the central insights of his ... More

Barth and Modernity  

Georg Pfleiderer

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Dec 2019
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Mar 2020
The struggle with modernity is a characteristic feature of Barth’s theology throughout his career. Because of the moral failure of his ‘liberal’ teachers in the First World War, Barth came ... More

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