Will the Real Heretics Please Stand Up: A New Look at Today's Evangelical Church in the Light of Early Christianity

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Scroll Publishing Co., 1989 - Religion - 190 pages
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User Review  - gdill - LibraryThing

Bercot places a lot of authority upon the early church fathers. This is nothing new especially since the Eastern Orthodox Church has been doing this for nearly two thousand years. As Christians, we ... Read full review

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User Review  - nisly - LibraryThing

An interesting and informative look at the early church in comparison to the current church. It is challenging to think about how our way of thinking actually aligns with what is taught in the NT - not just our perception of what we think it teaches. Read full review

Contents

The Prisoner
1
Who Were the Early Christians?
5
Citizens of Another Kingdom
15
Is Right and Wrong Simply A Matter of Culture?
25
Why They Succeeded Where We Often Fail
41
What They Believed About Salvation
56
What They Believed About Predestination and Freewill
69
What Baptism Meant to the Early Christians
77
Were the Teachings of The Apostles Deliberately Altered?
107
How Early Christianity Was Corrupted
118
The Remaining Barriers Crumble
131
The Most Influential Christian of All Time
137
Was the Reformation a Return To Early Christianity?
143
The Quest to Restore Early Christianity
149
The Anabaptist Fire
153
So What Does All This Mean For Us?
160

A Blessing or a Snare?
83
Is Old Testament Morality Still Good Enough?
91
Who Better Understands the Apostles?
100
Biographical Dictionary
168
Notes
172
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