Complete Guide to Christian Denominations: Understanding the History, Beliefs, and Differences
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Number of Pages: 250
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)|
Availability: Available to ship on or about 09/16/14.
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Do you ever wonder what the difference is between one denomination and another? Why are there so many kinds of Baptist or Presbyterian or Lutheran churches? Where do those names come from, anyway?
You can find answers in this concise but comprehensive guide. Learn about the leaders, teachings, and history of most of the church families in America. In addition to membership statistics, you'll find...
- a brief explanation of how the denomination began
- a short summary of its teaching on God, the Bible, the church, and other important topics
- a quick overview of some of its distinctive characteristics
Whether you're looking for a new church or enriching your fellowship with believers from other traditions, you'll be much better prepared with this revised and expanded edition of The Complete Guide to Christian Denominations.
Radio personality, author, president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministry, and Th.D, Ron Rhodes gives us a useful, interesting tool for working within the Christian sphere in The Complete Guide to Christian Denominations. Quoting from denominational references, Rhodes presents their beliefs as they state them. Researching this book was a large project involving help from each of the denominations involved. The author shares all this research with the reader via the bibliography, which contains websites and books from each denomination. An index of denominations, persons, and charts adds to this books usefulness. Both laymen and church professionals will find this book a profitable addition to their libraries. Inquisitive readers will read with enjoyment, as they flip pages back and forth comparing denominations. Donna Eggett, Christian Book Previews.com
Miguel1 Stars Out Of 5I would NOT recommend this book!!March 20, 2012MiguelThis book was a waste of my money and time. I was looking for a thorough exposition of the relevant, important, and historic differences between denominations; Dr. Rhodes does a poor job of giving this to the reader. I know this because of the denominations I am very closely associated with (or have been associate with), he does a poor job of getting to the important and essential real differences of which I am very familiar. This book was so poorly done that I threw it away in great frustration and disappointment (especially compared to the great work he has done on the cults). DON"T BUY IT!!
dutchboywaterloo, onAge: 25-34Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5a great introduction to a variety of denominationsJanuary 26, 2012dutchboywaterloo, onAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4a highly recomended book for anyone who is interested in a particular denominations beleifs or looking for new church to attened
Viking 5Houston, TXAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Better than expected.April 20, 2011Viking 5Houston, TXAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4This book was much better than I expected. It has sections for salvation beliefs, sacraments, etc. I wish I'd have bought it years ago.
show579TexasAge: 55-65Gender: male1 Stars Out Of 5January 27, 2011show579TexasAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 1Value: 1Meets Expectations: 1I would recommend this to all. one recommendation to see a chart on the evolvement of the denominations.
Terrie Gipson5 Stars Out Of 5Aswesome BookNovember 4, 2010Terrie GipsonQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I recommend this study wholeheartedly. It is a great discussion starter and really makes you think about what you believe and why you believe it.
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