Documents of the Christian Church

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Henry Scowcroft Bettenson
Oxford University Press, 1967 - Church history - 343 pages
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This fully revised edition of Bettenson's widely acclaimed volume traces Christian history through the periods of the Fathers, the Church in the Roman Empire, the Creeds, Scholasticism, the Reformation, the Churches in Great Britain, and Roman Catholic pronouncements up to the eve of the Second Vatican Council.
 

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Although confined to the Western church and with a strong emphasis on the Anglican church, this chronological arrangement of important documents is an excellent introduction to Christianity. Read full review

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Offering primary source documentary illustration, Bettenson’s work is a concise and useful resource for Church history. Documents also provides a brief introduction and background for each work. This ... Read full review

Contents

The Early Church
1
Church and State
7
Section II
23
Section III
26
The Old Catholic Churches and the Anglican Communion State
33
Section V
44
Section VI
52
Section VII
62
The Popes Interdict on England 1208
161
Wycliffe and the Lollards
173
Section VIII
182
Calvinism
212
Section X
244
IIL The Independents Congregationalism The Savoy Declaration
250
Section XI
258
The Tridentine Profession of Faith 1564
266

Section VII I
79
Jerome on the Roman See
80
Part II
89
rj The Final Breach between East and West 1054
96
a The Concordat of Worms 1122 C Innocent III on Empire
98
Section III
116
Section IV
132
Section VII
151
Hertford 673
153
The Roman Church and Social Problems
275
Section XII
282
Selections from the Agreement of the People 1649
289
The Test Act 1673
297
The Deistic Controversy of the Eighteenth Century
311
Tract XC Remarks on Certain Passages in the ThirtyNine Articles
318
Section XIII
325
APPENDIX A A List of Councils
335
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