Discussions by Robert Lewis Dabney, Vol II.: Evangelical

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Isolation apparently increased Palatine aggressiveness. Larsen, Kim, From Age to Age: A History of the Catholic Church in Eastern Montana: Diocese of Great Falls-Billings, 1904-2004 (Editions du Signe, 2003). He isn't known as an expert on early modern Europe, however, and I wondered whether he was the ideal candidate to write a history of Calvinism. Wall Street was bursting with activity as trade and speculation went dizzy with speed. Natural Resource Endowments and the Coal Problem: a) Coal: We began with the natural resource endowment problems: in particular, the scarcity and high cost of coal for French industry. i) As a noted economic geographer once contended, 'an industrial map of Europe in the 19th century was essentially a map of its coal fields'. (1) Remember the crucial importance of coal as the essential ingredient of modern industrialization: for the iron and steel industry; for steam power and steam engineering, and thus for the transportation revolutions in railroads and ocean shipping; (2) and also for the Second Industrial Revolution in electrical power (coal-fired steam turbines) and the new coal-based chemicals industry. ii) Because smelting one ton of iron ore required about ten tons of coal, economic logical dictated that metallurgical industries be located near coal fields, not iron ore fields. iii) But for both political and economic reasons, France had one major exception in her steel industry located near the Lorraine iron ore fields (that part of Lorraine left to France after the 1870 Franco-Prussian war). iv) Even afer the coming of the railroads in the 1850s, transporting coal remained high cost.

The United Synod of the South: The Southern New School

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When Native Americans roamed the Crossroads, and cars, electricity and indoor plumbing were decades away from prominence, there was First Presbyterian. "I feel very humbled to be a part of this church because it has been a dynamic force in the lives of the people," said the Rev. All three�the Emperor, the King of France, and the Pope�in whatever else they differed, were the enemies of the Reformation; and had they united their arms they would have been strong enough, in all reckoning of human chances, to put down the Protestant movement.

The Stewardship Companion: Lectionary Resources for

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I waited until the protect the interlopers from being expelled by irate anything Christian define. In accordance with these principles the Preface of the first English Prayer Book (1549), retained in the present book under the title "Concerning the service of the Church," refers to "the ancient fathers" for the original of divine service, and declares that what is now set forth is " much agreeable to the mind and purpose of the old fathers." Besides national distinctions, Presbyterians also have divided from one another for doctrinal reasons, especially in the wake of the Enlightenment.

True Lovers of God Highly Privileged: or, The Great Comfort

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The Churches of Christ in Australia is a Christian movement in Australia. These effects of the Civil War have had a complex history since. But it did this in so simple and natural a way, and with such an avoidance of all high-sounding phraseology, that men could not see the grandeur of what was done, nor the potency of the principle. The problem of traditions becoming more important than God's truth is something all religions have at some time been guilty of, including Protestants.

An essay, on the warrant, nature and duties of the office of

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You never know what to expect from church to church, even within the same denomination. Its salubrious air; the sweep of its vast plains, on all sides touching the horizon, with a single chain of purple hills to redeem the landscape from monotony; and the facilities for hunting and other exercises which it afforded, made it a pleasant residence, and often drew thither the emperor and his court. The local congregations, grouped together in consistories, were reborn while theological education could once again be organised on French sail. lt should be said that Protestant preaching of the early 19th century was often long in eloquence and short on precision.

"Gentle and lowly.": Preached at Westminster Presbyterian

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It was the result of several years of deliberation from a committee of lay and clergy within the church. The Abigensians (also called Cathari) held to a strict dualism similar to the ancient gnostics. It is defined as “that which one grants to another” or “ the action of one who volunteers to do something to which he is not bound.” [13] Within Roman Catholicism, the Scholastics tended to define grace as a “supernatural quality or power wrought in man.” [14] The Catholic Church further divides grace into “actual grace” and “sanctifying grace.” The former enables man to come to God; the latter assists him in freely completing his union with God. [15] In contrast to these definitions, Reformed theologians have described grace as “the unmerited kindness of God” [16] or as “love freely shown towards guilty sinners, contrary to their merit and indeed in defiance of their demerit.

Feasting on the Word: Year B, Vol. 3: Pentecost and Season

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Later onwards other Patriarchs also began to develop within the Orthodox Church: Russia, Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Albanian. Freechurchism the principles of the Free Church, which split off from the Presbyterian Church in 1843. —Freechurchman, n. fundamentalism 1. a conservative movement in 20th-century American Protestantism in reaction to modernism, asserting especially the inerrancy of the Scriptures as a historical record and as a guide to faith and morals, and emphasizing, as matters of true faith, belief in the virgin birth, the sacrifice and death of Christ upon the cross, physical resurrection, and the Second Coming. 2. an adherence to the doctrines and practices of this movement. —fundamentalist, n., adj.

Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age

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She had made them "naked to their shame." In some respects this made the work of Luther the easier. Like many Mennonites, they are a strongly peace loving people, rejecting all forms of violence. We can give but one specimen of these portentous changes. In addition many Protestants refer to their churches as "reformed", yet the Lutherans, Anabaptists, Trinitarians and others also claim to use the term "reformed".

God's Profound and Mysterious Providence: As Revealed in the

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This was the main issue in the Council of Trent, which was called especially to consider the questions that had been raised and forced upon the attention of Europe by the Reformers. Diversity in beliefs and churches in Unitarian Universalist churches and congregations, while Anglican Churches have a creed and a common set of Christian beliefs. He said this is my blood with the focus on the wine. A memorable vengeance was inflicted on Weinsberg, the scene of the death of Count Helfenstein.

Josiah's Reformation

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Centuries before the Iconoclast troubles they were in use throughout Christendom. On that question there was great division, with over a third (36%) of PCUSA church members indicating that they “disagree” or “strongly disagree” with the statement that “only followers of Jesus Christ can be saved.” Among ministers, the division is even more apparent, with 45% of pastors disagreeing with that statement and fully 60% of specialized clergy disagreeing.