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2 edition of China, and what the Methodists are doing there. found in the catalog.

China, and what the Methodists are doing there.

Methodist Church (U.S.). Board of Missions. Joint Commission on Education and Cultivation.

China, and what the Methodists are doing there.

by Methodist Church (U.S.). Board of Missions. Joint Commission on Education and Cultivation.

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Published by Editorial Dept., Joint Division of Education and Cultivation, Board of Missions and Church Extension in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Missions -- China.,
    • Methodist Church -- Missions.

    • Edition Notes

      Map on t.-p.

      SeriesThe World parish series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV3415 .M39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p.
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6432096M
      LC Control Number42004880
      OCLC/WorldCa5884695

      The Articles of Religion are an official doctrinal statement of Methodism. John Wesley abridged the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England, removing the Calvinistic parts among others, reflecting Wesley's Arminian theology. The Articles were adopted at a conference in and are found in the Books of Discipline of Methodist Churches, such as Chapter I of the Doctrines and Discipline. Legalism or Fajia (Chinese: 法家; pinyin: Fǎjiā) is one of Sima Tan's six classical schools of thought in Chinese philosophy. Literally meaning "house of administrative methods" or "standards/law" (fa), the Fa "school" represents several branches of what have been termed realist statesmen, or "men of methods" (法術之士; fǎshù zhī shì), who played foundational roles in the Chinese: 法家.

      In this concise, accessible book, Dr. Ted Campbell provides a brief summary of the major doctrines shared in the Wesley family of denominations. Writing in concise and straightforward language, Campbell organizes the material into systematic categories: doctrine of revelation, doctrine of God, doctrine of Christ, doctrine of the Spirit, doctrine of humanity, doctrine of "the way of salvation. A Christian mission is an organized effort to spread Christianity to new converts. Missions involve sending individuals and groups, called missionaries, across boundaries, most commonly geographical boundaries, to carry on evangelism or other activities, such as educational or hospital work. Sometimes individuals are sent and are called missionaries.

      This survey of the Wesleyan movement in the eighteenth century is the story of many people whose lives and thoughts are woven together in the developing theology, organization, and mission of Methodism. Wesley's own pilgrimage of faith is of course central to the emergence of Methodism, but we also see the contributions of many others--friends and critics alike--whose lives and thoughts helped. There is no treasure, no threat, no promise, nor power that can cause us to deny a single word that the Scriptures teach about who he is or what he has done for us. He is not one of many guides. He is not one of many voices. He is not one of many teachers. He is not my sunshine. He is the sunshine. He is the way. He is the truth. He is the life.


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