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Published by Willett, Clark in Chicago .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church,
  • Sects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby W.A. Visser "t Hooft and J.H. Oldham.
SeriesOxford conference books
ContributionsOldham, Joseph Houldsworth, 1874-1969., World Conference on Church, Community and State (1937 : Oxford, England)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV600 .V53
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17737621M
LC Control Number38012717
OCLC/WorldCa963138

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The Church and Society Calvin B. Rock Introduction “Justice” in Micah means more than general faithfulness in human relations. It intends strict equity, absolute fairness, and even redress with regard to the rights of all. Succinctly stated, it is the equitable distribution of benefits within a given society File Size: KB. Christianity - Christianity - Church and society: The development of Christianity’s influence on the character of society since the Reformation has been twofold. In the realm of state churches and territorial churches, Christianity contributed to the preservation of the status quo of society. In England the Anglican church remained an ally of the throne, as did the Protestant churches of the. A house is for resting and for the completing of a purpose. Christ needs the church as a Body to express Himself, while God needs the church as a house to rest and to do His will, to accomplish His eternal purpose. Now we know what the source, the nature, and the essence of the church are and what the function of the church is.   According to Paul, every believer has a function in the church, just as the different parts of a body have a specific function. The idea of a group of clergy taking responsibility for all Christian ministry while a mass of laypeople simply receive the benefits is totally foreign to : Pastor Luis Ángel Díaz-Pabón.