The Restoration Movement: Speaking as the Oracles of God
Take on an enlightening journey through the American Restoration Movement with L. A. Stauffer's "The Restoration Movement: Speaking as the Oracles of God". Spanning across 156 pages, this book invites bible students and enthusiasts alike to delve deep into a significant chapter of American religious history.
Explore the unwavering quest for unity and the revival of ancient orders and practices of the primitive church. Dive into the pages to understand why the proponents of this movement staunchly believed in the necessity of eliminating human creeds and traditions for the attainment of spiritual unity. The book echoes the powerful plea of Thomas Campbell, urging us to "Speak where the Scriptures speak and be silent where the Scriptures are silent."
Meet the visionary leaders who played instrumental roles in shaping the Restoration Movement. From John Glas, Robert Sandeman, Barton W. Stone, to Thomas and Alexander Campbell, and Walter Scott, L. A. Stauffer brings their stories to life, highlighting their significant contributions and their lasting impact on the movement.
Designed with the reader in mind, each chapter concludes with thoughtful discussion questions, making this book a valuable resource for individual study, small groups, and Bible classes alike. Whether you are a history buff, a religious scholar, or someone simply interested in the principles of the Restoration Movement, "The Restoration Movement: Speaking as the Oracles of God" stands as an indispensable companion, offering deep insights into the lives and beliefs of those who sought to bring believers back to the foundational truths of the Christian faith.
- Engaging exploration of the American Restoration Movement
- In-depth look at key figures and their contributions
- Thought-provoking discussion questions at the end of each chapter
- Perfect for individual study, small groups, and Bible classes
- Available in soft cover perfect bound, PDF, and ePub formats
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- Contains an Appendix by Steve Wolfgang summarizing trends and history of the churches of Christ since the institutional controversy and division from the 1950's.
- 156 pages of historical insights and educational content
About the Author:
L. A. Stauffer was born December 29, 1936, in Griggsville, IL, a small farming community in west central Illinois He received his formal education at Florida (Christian) College (AA, 1958) and Webster University (B A, 1982). He has been preaching the gospel since 1957 and has worked with Kirkwood Church of Christ in Kirkwood, MO, since 1979. He served as editor of the religious journal, Biblical Insights, from 2001-2006.
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