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Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life

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Kurzbeschreibung

Originally published at the beginning of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, a time when rationalist criticism of religious belief was perhas at its peak, William Law's A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life succeeded in inspiring the most cynical men of the age with its arguments in favor of a spiritual life. More than simply articulating a set of rules to live by, Law's book examines what it means to lead a Christian life and criticizes the perversion of Christian tenents by the Establishmentwhether secular or spiritualwhose real aim is temporal power. With a perface by the Reverend William Sloane Coffin, Jr., whose own direct engagement in social causes still finds inspiration in Law's argument, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life is a book that can still speak to our time.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Details

Titel: Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life
Autoren/Herausgeber: William Law

ISBN/EAN: 9780307780720

Seitenzahl: 352
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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