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Medieval wisdom for modern Christians : finding authentic faith in a forgotten age with C.S. Lewis

Author: Chris R Armstrong
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many Christians today tend to view the story of medieval faith as a cautionary tale. Too often, they dismiss the Middle Ages as a period of corruption and decay in the church. They seem to assume that the church apostatized from true Christianity after it gained cultural influence in the time of Constantine, and the faith was only later recovered by the sixteenth-century Reformers or even the eighteenth-century  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris R Armstrong
ISBN: 9781587433788 1587433788
OCLC Number: 932463295
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 264 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: My Angle of Approach --
C.S. Lewis-A Modern Medieval Man --
Getting Rooted: Tradition as Source of Truth --
Getting Thoughtful: The Medieval Passion for Theological Knowledge --
Getting moral: the Ethical Fabric of Medieval Faith --
Getting Merciful: Why Medievals Invented the Hospital --
Getting Earthy: God's Second Book--The Natural World --
Getting Passionate: Medieval Faith as a Religion of the Heart --
Getting Human: How the Incarnation Lifts Up Our Humanness --
Getting It together: Responding to Our Medieval Heritage and Reflecting on the Ascetic and Monastic Paths.
Responsibility: Chris R. Armstrong.

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Introduces the spiritual riches of the medieval church to contemporary Christians, exploring key ideas, figures, and movements in conversation with C. S. Lewis and others.  Read more...
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