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Who Runs the Church?: 4 Views on Church Government (Counterpoints: Church Life)

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Published by Zondervan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecclesiology & Church government,
  • Religion - Ministry & Pastoral Resources,
  • Christianity - Church Administration - General,
  • Religion,
  • Protestant churches,
  • Church polity,
  • Christian Church - Church Administration,
  • Christian Interest,
  • Religion / Christian Life,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Government

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDr. Peter Toon (Contributor), Dr. L. Roy Taylor (Contributor), Dr. Paige Patterson (Contributor), Sam E. Waldron (Contributor), Steven B. Cowan (Editor), Stanley N. Gundry (Series Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9870642M
    ISBN 100310246075
    ISBN 109780310246077
    OCLC/WorldCa54988733

    Some histories maintain that Joseph Smith met with Martin Van Buren only once, on Novem See Church History in the Fulness of Times, and B. H. Roberts, A Comprehensive History of the Church, However, the History of the Church also has an entry on February 6, , that describes the Prophet visiting Van Buren. Historians disagree over whether this entry is simply a.   Because the words "separation of church and state" do not appear in the Constitution, the argument runs, the document provides for merger of the two. It's bosh: ahistorical, untextual, illogical.

    Presbyterianism is a part of the Reformed tradition within Protestantism, which traces its origins to Great Britain, particularly Scotland.. Presbyterian churches derive their name from the presbyterian form of church government, which is governed by representative assemblies of elders.A great number of Reformed churches are organized this way, but the word Presbyterian, when capitalized, is. History. The first purpose-built Orthodox Christian church to open in Japan was a wooden Russian Consulate chapel of the Resurrection of Christ, in Hakodate, Hokkaidō, consecrated in October In July , the young Russian Hieromonk, Nikolay Kassatkin (subsequently canonized and known as Nicholas of Japan), arrived in Hakodate to serve at the Consulate as a nation: Eastern Orthodox.

    Churches of Christ are autonomous Christian congregations associated with one another through distinct beliefs and practices based on biblical examples. Represented in the United States and one of several branches across the world, they believe they follow biblical precedent for their doctrine and practices and only use examples from the early Christian church as described in the New ation: New Testament, Stone . Here this morning less than 10 Here this morning less than 10 to take this program and the live stream it to all of our members who have the ability to call it up on the Internet if not for some of our men here, I probably wouldn’t know anything at all about that. but we do appreciate the fact that you’re with us this morning and a part of this service.


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This illuminating collection presents and critiques four approaches: Episcopalianism, Presbyterianism, Single-Elder Congregationalism, and Plural-Elder Congregationalism.

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– Who Runs the Church. 4 Views on Church Government. This book is part of Zondervan’s Counterpoints series. The views represented are: Episcopalianism (by Peter Toon), Presbyterianism (by L. Roy Taylor), Single-Elder Congregationalism (by Paige Patterson), and Plural-Elder Congregationalism (by Samuel E.

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