Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||[by] John Macquarrie.|
|LC Classifications||BX8.2 .M325 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 118 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||118|
|LC Control Number||75327513|
The church is at its best when it pursues the biblical value of unity in diversity. Our world has been torn asunder by racial, ethnic, and ideological differences. It is seen in our politics, felt in our families, and ingrained in our theology. Sadly, the church has often reinforced these ethnic and racial : IVP. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Macquarrie, John. Christian unity and Christian diversity. London: SCM Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. This book is all about exposition of the old Christian faith and heritage in a very new perspective in its unity and diversity. It will help the readers to enhance sound understanding of different interpretations of Christianity and to overcome cold indifferences; the heart of Christian maturation that author discussed in the beginning of the. An ECPA Gold Medallion Finalist! The story of Christian theology has often been divisive and disjointed. Providing this companion volume to his earlier work The Story of Christian Theology, Roger E. Olson thematically traces the contours of Christian belief down through the ages, revealing a pattern of both unity and finds a consensus of teaching that is both unitive and able Cited by: 4.
In The Mosaic of Christian Belief Roger E. Olson thematically traces the contours of Christian belief down through the ages, revealing a pattern of both unity and diversity. He finds a consensus of teaching that is both unitive and able to incorporate a faithful diversity when not forced into the molds of false either-or alternatives. The mosaic that emerges from Olson's work, now updated /5(2). CHRISTIAN UNITY IN DIVERSITY CENTRAL. Helping Today’s Divided Christians to Think about Christian Unity as the Undivided Early Church of the First Millennium Lived It (Unity in Diversity never Uniformity), So That the 3rd Millennium Church Can Become a Better Witness of Jesus’ Love to the World Which Needs to Know Him. Christian Unity and Diversity Church unity allows for, and is dependent upon, the diversity of it’s members. In Ephesians chapter 4 verses 7 and 11 we read “ But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. Our subject is Christian unity: Jesus hits it three times in these four verses (John , 22, 23), so we can’t miss it. Ironically, there are widespread differences of opinion on the subject of unity among those who profess to follow Christ.
The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity (2nd ed.) by Roger E. Olson is an up-to-date, revised and expanded exploration into the history of Christian doctrine. As with the previous edition, Olson does an excellent service to the reader by thematically tracing the contours of Christianity down through the centuries /5(21). Finding Unity in Diversity in the Christian faith tradition I think its a great question. I think it reflects the human personalities . One family. And all of this unity blood-bought. Christ did not die for this in vain. What follows is a slight adaptation of the end of chapter 5 in Let the Nations Be Glad. 1. The Beauty of Unity in Diversity. First is the beauty and power of praise that comes from unity in diversity that is greater than that which comes from unity alone. Diversity of Gifts Leads to Unity () Far from undermining the fundamental unity existing between individual Christians, the diversity of spiritual gifts enhances, even necessitates unity. While in verses the basis for Christian endeavor was fundamental unity, in verses functional unity is the goal of Christian endeavor.