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Dictionary of Christianity in America

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Published by InterVarsity Press in Downers Grove, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- United States -- Dictionaries,
    • United States -- Church history -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementcoordinating editor, Daniel G. Reid ; consulting editors, Robert D. Linder, Bruce L. Shelley, Harry S. Stout.
      ContributionsReid, Daniel G., 1949-, Linder, Robert Dean., Shelley, Bruce L. 1927-, Stout, Harry S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR515 .D53 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 1305 p. ;
      Number of Pages1305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2207710M
      ISBN 10083081776X
      LC Control Number89029953

      His American Dictionary contained the greatest number of Biblical definitions given in any reference volume. Webster said of education, "Education is useless without the Bible. The Bible was America's basic text book in all fields. God's Word, contained in the Bible, has furnished all necessary rules to direct our conduct.".   It is said to be the most printed book in the history of the world, with more than one billion copies in print. A.D. - John Eliot's Algonquin Bible is the first Bible printed in America, not in English, but in the native Algonquin Indian language. A.D. - Robert Aitken's Bible is the first English language (KJV) Bible printed in America.

      Christian prayer is an important activity in Christianity, and there are several different forms used for this practice.. Christian prayers are diverse: they can be completely spontaneous, or read entirely from a text, such as from a breviary, which contains the canonical hours that are said at fixed prayer praying, certain gestures usually accompany the prayers, including folding. Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years () Moreau, A. Scott, David Burnett, Charles Edward van Engen and Harold A. Netland. Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions, Baker Book House Company, ; Neill, Stephen. A History of Christian Missions. Penguin Books, ; .

      Each library contains an extensive collection of books as well as the Wordsearch 12 program. Webster's Unabridged English Dictionary. Wells Bible Atlas The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity. The Eerdmans Companion to the Bible. SCHOOLS USER LOGIN. If you have any issues, please call the office at or email us at [email protected]


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