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Published: 15 November 2011

528 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199568987

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Documents of the Christian Church

Fourth Edition

Edited by Henry Bettenson and Chris Maunder

  • Best-selling anthology covering 2,000 years of Christian theological and political debate
  • Arranged chronologically and thematically for ease of use
  • An ideal introduction to the key primary sources for the study both of church history and of the global Church today
  • New material on twentieth-century church history added to Sections 14-17.
  • Addition of Section 18 addressing issues facing the twenty-first century churches. Content includes material on the following topics: the global growth of Christianity; global poverty; the economy, trade, and debt; social justice ;migration; disability; domestic violence and child abuse; addiction; climate change; tension between the 'West' and the 'Middle East'; mission in a multi-faith society; mission in a postmodern society; genetic engineering; the internet; progress on Christian unity; and the unity of the Anglican Communion.

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