What Do Christians Believe?

What Do Christians Believe?

Belonging and Belief in Modern Christianity

Book - 2008
Rate this:

A revealing and fascinating short book that illustrates the varieties of Christianity and explains what separates Christians as well as what unites them.

Christianity began as a minor sect within Judaism and has now become one of the major world religions, with nearly two billion adherents spread across every nation on earth. It began with a small group of people who shared the same language, lifestyle, and background, but now embraces many languages and cultures, giving rise to an astounding variety of practices and interpretations, yet all with a common basis of shared faith inspired by the teaching, life, death, and new life of a carpenter from Nazareth. Whether they are Copts in Egypt, members of the Orthodox church in Russia, Baptists in America, or Anglicans in an English village, they share three elements that are at the core of all Christianity: belonging, believing, and behaving.

Malcolm Guite gives readers insight into the different types of Christianity with candor, but never bias. An ideal introduction to the histories and mysteries of Christianity, What Do Christians Believe? also contains a list of suggested further reading and Web resources.

Publisher: New York : Walker & Co, 2008
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780802716408
0802716407
Branch Call Number: 230 Guite
230 Guite
Characteristics: 125 p. : maps ; 20 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at RPL.

Try searching for What Do Christians Believe? to see if RPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top