Christianity and Liberalism

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1923 - Religion - 189 pages
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Presents the issue of Christianity and Liberalism in such as way that the reader may be aided in deciding it for himself. The principal concern is to show that the liberal attempt at reconciling Christianity with modern science has really relinquished everything distinctive of Christianity, so that what remains in in essentials only that same indefinite type of religious aspiration which was in the world before Christianity came upon the scene.
 

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The liberal theology that started in Germany in the late 1800's, focusing on "experiencing" Christ has pervaded much of mainline Protestantism. Machen's great defense of the traditional, Biblical ... Read full review

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Machen's classic work provides a good introduction to the history of the rise of Liberalism in the mainline denominations and an demonstration of how theological Liberalism is not just a variety of Christianity but an entirely different religion altogether.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
DOCTRINE
17
Goo AND MAN
54
THE BIBLE
69
SALTATION
117
THE CmacH
157
INDEX
183
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J. Gresham Machen (18811937) was professor of New Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He was also the author of Christian Faith in the Modern World, What Is Faith? and The Origin of Pauls Religion.

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