Building Christian Communities

Speaker(s): Charles Ringma
Date: Winter 2005
Length: 26h20min
Product ID: RGDL3437S

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Description

This course will introduce students to a range of models of Christian community from the early church to contemporary Christian communities. It will provide perspectives for evaluation and determining general applicability and will identify ways in which Christian communities are developed and maintained. Lectures include:

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  • Introduction
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  • Sociology of Community
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  • Theology of Community
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  • Early Christianity
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  • Christian Monasticism
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  • Models of Community
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  • Anabaptism
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  • Moravians
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  • Wesley
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  • Panel Discussion
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  • Conclusions
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See All Audio by Charles Ringma

Charles R. Ringma is Professor Emeritus of Missions and Evangelism at Regent College. He is author of many books, including Gadamer's Dialogical Hermeneutic, Cry Liberation: With Voices from the Developing World, and Seek the Silences With Thomas Merton: Reflections on Identity, Community and Transformative Action.

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