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Christian faith and historical understanding

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Published by Probe Books, Distributed by Word, Pub. in Dallas, Tex .
Written in English

  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • History -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald H. Nash.
    LC ClassificationsBR115.H5 N37 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p. :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2219785M
    ISBN 100945241070
    LC Control Number89048471

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In this fairly brief book (approximately pages) the late Ronald Nash discusses the relationship between Christianity and the philosophy of history.

In it he tackles the views of those who reject objective historical facts, including the German theologian Rudolf Bultmann. He begins by discussing history and the Christian faith.5/5(2). Christian faith and historical understanding.

Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Pub. House: Probe Ministries International, © (OCoLC) Online version: Nash, Ronald H.

Christian faith and historical understanding. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Pub. House: Probe Ministries International, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

By Richard Wagner, Kurt Warner. The Christian faith isn’t an obscure belief system with Jesus as a mythological figure. Rather, Christianity is based entirely on real space-time history; in the words of Francis Schaeffer, its central figure is an actual man who “hung on a cross in the sense that, if you were there that day, you could have rubbed your finger on the cross and got a splinter.

“This book offers a fascinating tour of the ways our forebears in the faith read the Bible. Before the historical-critical method became our modern norm, interpreters commonly wrestled with the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published: Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan ; Dallas, Tex.: Probe Ministries International, © Those who walk in this way will find that they have a fellowship and a unity that transcends human understanding.

How We Know What the Historic Christian Faith Is. This one's pretty simple. We know what the historic Christian faith is because the early Christians—those in the churches the apostles started—talked about it.

The book opens with a twelve-page summary of biblical teaching on faith, but the Bible seems to carry no special authority in Dulles’ historical account. Similarly, though he considers in somewhat briefer space Trent, Vatican I, and Vatican II, Dulles writing as a historian seems not to grant these councils special weight.

Historical Theology is a superb resource for those familiar with Wayne Grudem's Systematic Theology or interested in understanding the development of Christian theology.

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Historical faith is the apprehension of and assent to certain statements which are regarded as mere facts of history. Temporary faith is that state of mind which is awakened in men (e.g., Felix) by the exhibition of the truth and by the influence of religious sympathy, or by what is sometimes styled the common operation of the Holy Spirit.

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