The Resource The Anabaptist view of the church; : a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism

The Anabaptist view of the church; : a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism

Label
The Anabaptist view of the church; : a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism
Title
The Anabaptist view of the church;
Title remainder
a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Littell, Franklin H.
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX4931
LC item number
.L5 1958
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anabaptists
  • Church
  • Anabaptists
  • Church
  • Täufer
  • Ekklesiologie
Label
The Anabaptist view of the church; : a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter I. The quest for the essence of Anabaptism -- A. Radicalism in the centers of reform -- In north Germany -- In Switzerland -- In south Germany and Strassburg -- B. Revolution -- The "Maccabean" type of radical -- The Davidic realm at Münster (1534-1535) -- C. An unusual case: the tolerance of Philipp of Hesse -- Refusal to put dissenters to death -- Attitude to church reform -- Success of Philipp's policy -- D. Who were "the evangelical Täufer"? -- A convenantal people -- The problem of classification -- The Fall of the church -- A. Religious primitivism as a pattern of thought -- Anabaptism: a form of Christian primitivism -- Sources of sixteenth century primitivism -- The fall of the church -- B. Elements in the idea of the fall -- Glorification of the heroic age -- After the Golden Age, a fall -- C. Uses of the idea of the fall -- Chronological aspects -- Cultural aspects: the marks of the fallen church -- D. Analysis of the idea of the fall -- Periodization of history -- Eschatology -- E. Origins of the idea in the left wing -- Chapter III: The restitution of the true church -- A. The problem of continuity -- Where did the restitution begin? -- A different view of tradition -- B. What are the marks of the true church? -- Believer's baptism -- Spiritual government -- Community -- The Lord's supper -- The authority of civil government; passive obedience -- The Great commission -- A. The Anabaptist understanding of the command -- Central to their testimony -- Relevant to the life of the common man -- B. The opposition of the Reformers to literal obedience -- Command exhausted in the apostolic age -- Maintaining an intact Christendom -- C. The recapture of early Christian missionary zeal -- The method -- The heroic prototype -- Economic factors of importance -- D. Quiet eschatology -- Eschatology a common ground for revolutionaries and non resistants -- A theology of suffering -- The Anabaptists and natural law -- E. The verdict of history -- Chapter V: The changing reputation of the Anabaptists -- The critical problem -- A. Former treatments of Anabaptism and the source problem -- Traditional interpretations -- Lutheran -- Reformed -- Roman Catholic -- In group records and writings -- Friendly out group writing -- B. Current developments in interpretation -- Impact of religious sociologists -- The rediscovery of primary sources -- The disputations -- C. In conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2d ed., rev. and enl.
Extent
229 pages
Lccn
58006338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
001592609
System control number
(OCoLC)264620
Label
The Anabaptist view of the church; : a study in the origins of sectarian Protestantism
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter I. The quest for the essence of Anabaptism -- A. Radicalism in the centers of reform -- In north Germany -- In Switzerland -- In south Germany and Strassburg -- B. Revolution -- The "Maccabean" type of radical -- The Davidic realm at Münster (1534-1535) -- C. An unusual case: the tolerance of Philipp of Hesse -- Refusal to put dissenters to death -- Attitude to church reform -- Success of Philipp's policy -- D. Who were "the evangelical Täufer"? -- A convenantal people -- The problem of classification -- The Fall of the church -- A. Religious primitivism as a pattern of thought -- Anabaptism: a form of Christian primitivism -- Sources of sixteenth century primitivism -- The fall of the church -- B. Elements in the idea of the fall -- Glorification of the heroic age -- After the Golden Age, a fall -- C. Uses of the idea of the fall -- Chronological aspects -- Cultural aspects: the marks of the fallen church -- D. Analysis of the idea of the fall -- Periodization of history -- Eschatology -- E. Origins of the idea in the left wing -- Chapter III: The restitution of the true church -- A. The problem of continuity -- Where did the restitution begin? -- A different view of tradition -- B. What are the marks of the true church? -- Believer's baptism -- Spiritual government -- Community -- The Lord's supper -- The authority of civil government; passive obedience -- The Great commission -- A. The Anabaptist understanding of the command -- Central to their testimony -- Relevant to the life of the common man -- B. The opposition of the Reformers to literal obedience -- Command exhausted in the apostolic age -- Maintaining an intact Christendom -- C. The recapture of early Christian missionary zeal -- The method -- The heroic prototype -- Economic factors of importance -- D. Quiet eschatology -- Eschatology a common ground for revolutionaries and non resistants -- A theology of suffering -- The Anabaptists and natural law -- E. The verdict of history -- Chapter V: The changing reputation of the Anabaptists -- The critical problem -- A. Former treatments of Anabaptism and the source problem -- Traditional interpretations -- Lutheran -- Reformed -- Roman Catholic -- In group records and writings -- Friendly out group writing -- B. Current developments in interpretation -- Impact of religious sociologists -- The rediscovery of primary sources -- The disputations -- C. In conclusion
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
2d ed., rev. and enl.
Extent
229 pages
Lccn
58006338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
001592609
System control number
(OCoLC)264620

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