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Scriptural Expositions of Dr. Augustus Neander: I. The Epistle of Paul to the Philippians, Practically Explained.
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Augustus Neander began his religious studies in speculative theory, but his changing interests led him to the study of church history. As he became more invested in his historical studies, he... More > embarked on a mission to put together a substantial work of practical commentaries on a selection of books from the Bible. His Epistle of Paul to the Philippians, Practically Explained is one part of this larger project. In his commentary on Paul's epistle, Neander shows us the circumstances under which Paul wrote his letter. The church of Philippi was the first church that Paul founded while in Macedonia. Neander discusses the nature of Paul's imprisonment in Rome and the affect this had on his relationship with the Philippian church. Through his systematic commentary, Neander is able to help readers discover new meaning in the message of Paul's epistle. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Light in the Dark Places: or, Memorial of Christian Life in the Middle Ages.
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Augustus Neander began his religious studies in speculative theory, but his changing interests led him to the study of church history. In his book, Light in the Dark Places, Neander's talent as a... More > writer and a historian is tremendously evident; collected within this volume is an abundance of remarkable information about church history. Neander shares information about the lives of Christian individuals and communities during times of darkness and of triumph. Neander also reveals unknown facts about early missionaries and martyrs of the church. This historical analysis will provide today's Christians with insight into the church's elaborate past, so that they may learn from previous mistakes and embrace habits of righteousness. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Scriptural Expositions of Dr. Augustus Neander: III. The First Epistle of John, Practically Explained.
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In this book, Augustus Neander carefully explores practical and theoretical aspects of John's first epistle to the first century churches of Asia Minor against corruption. Neander begins by... More > discussing the political and religious climate under which John writes the epistle. It was John's task to remind the early Christians that the person of Christ is central to a complete and full understanding of Christianity. By exposing John's epistle, Neander aims to awaken the Christian consciousness. He suggests that Christianity is a way of life, not just a religion, and that the Christian church is the family of God, rather than an institution of creeds and hierarchies. Neander's careful illustration of the writings of John truly illuminates their spiritual value. This book is part of a larger series containing Neander's commentaries on the books of Philippians and James. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Scriptural Expositions of Dr. Augustus Neander: II. The Epistle of James, Practically Explained.
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Epistle of James Practically Explained is one part of Augustus Neander's larger project to put together a substantial work of practical commentaries on a selection of books from the Bible. In his... More > commentary on James' epistle, Neander shows us James' personality as well as the nature of the churches he worked with. Little is known about the specific church to which James' epistle is addressed, but Neander explains that the Christians were of exclusively Jewish descent. As a result of their firm roots in Jewish theology, several confusions were generated about the truth of the Messiah amongst these Jewish converts. It was James' aim in his epistle to share the nature of true religion with his correspondents. Through his systematic commentary, Neander is able to help readers discover new meaning in the message of James' epistle. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
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