On the one hand, a character might be chastised for "desert[ing] the Christian path laid down for by her parents and call[ing] on the primeval faith of her ancestors for help," and the adherents of the True Open Bible Church are contrasted unfavorably with mainstream Christianity
Educators should continue the discussion with mainstream Christianity
and religious liberalism as well, and analyze and respond to these ideological issues.
He said the Dove World Outreach Center is only seeking cheap publicity and does not represent mainstream Christianity
Working among people of damaged faith, I am noticing a manifestation of the national yearning for mystical elements of prayer so long ago abandoned by mainstream Christianity
Maybe two or three generations ago to be Catholic was to be outside the mainstream but now to be Catholic is very much to be part of mainstream Christianity
, but distinctive.
For many years, I've been struck by the rather blithe notion, spread in many circles (including the media) and taken up by a large section of our younger population, that organized, mainstream Christianity
has been reduced to a musty, dimly fit backwater of contemporary life.
Furthermore, as an evangelical Christian, Moucarry espouses a dialogic method that, based on Jesus' Golden Rule, "means not comparing the ideals of Christianity with the reality of Islam, radical Muslims with moderate Muslims, or mainstream Christianity
with Islamic sects" (p.
Martinus de Boer provides a well-informed essay on the Nazoreans, originally Christian Jews who became Jewish Christians, and who were accepted neither by formative Judaism nor by mainstream Christianity
Mr Paisley would have proved it is possible to triumph at the ballot box without abandoning religious views considered prehistoric or abhorrent by mainstream Christianity
This book of popularized theological ideas may appeal to refugees from mainstream Christianity
and to students of postmodern theology.
Did mainstream Christianity
lose joy when it lost superstition, shame and fear?
Therefore church authority declared the movement heretical and outside mainstream Christianity