Christian Beliefs and Teachings
This book brings together a digest of the basic beliefs and teachings associated with the Christian religion. It is intended as a primer of basic Christian beliefs written from a non-sectarian, ecumenical point of view. It allows for much amplification and discussion by either the teacher or the discussion leader. Seven prime categories of belief comprise the book's chapters: The Christian God, Jesus Christ, Jesus and Reconciliation, Christian Faith, the Christian Church, Christian Ethics, and Christian Eschatology.
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B The Necessity of the Church
C Who is a Christian?
E The Church and the Kingdom of God
B Sin in Christian Tradition
C Different Approaches to Christian Ethics
D The Problem of Evil
B The Doctrine of the Atonement
A Reason Related to Faith
B Definition of Christian Faith
C The Conversion Process
D Religion and Religions
The Christian Church
A The Church and the Holy Spirit
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