The Age of the Spirit Hardback
How the Ghost of an Ancient Controversy Is Shaping the Church
by Jon M. Sweeney; Phyllis Tickle;
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Phyllis Tickle unpacks the history of the Church's response to the Holy Spirit and its current resurgence
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The Age of the Spirit
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A thousand years ago, Christianity experienced a time of tremendous upheaval called the Great Schism. One faith became two churches, East and West, and the course of world history was forever changed. It all swirled around one Latin word in the Nicene Creed, filioque, that indicated the Holy Spirit proceeded both from God the Father "and from the Son." From the time that phrase was officially instituted in the West, the Holy Spirit's place in the Trinity and role in the lives of believers would be fiercely debated, with ramifications being felt through the centuries to this very day.
In this book you will encounter not just the fascinating historical realities that have shaped our faith today but also the present resurgence of interest in the Holy Spirit seen in many churches across the theological spectrum. Tickle and Sweeney are apt and engaging teachers, making accessible and relevant the forces behind the current upheaval in the church, then leading you confidently into the Age of the Spirit.
The Age of the Spirit by Jon M. Sweeney; Phyllis Tickle was published by Baker in February 2014 and is our 61816th best seller. The ISBN for The Age of the Spirit is 9780801014802.
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|Page last updated||24th June 2017|
|Author / Artist||Jon M. Sweeney; Phyllis Tickle|
|Publisher||Baker (February 2014)|
|Number of Pages||184|