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The empty church

the suicide of liberal Christianity

by Thomas C. Reeves

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Liberalism (Religion) -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Liberalism (Religion) -- Protestant churches -- History -- 20th century,
    • Church membership,
    • United States -- Church history -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas C. Reeves.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR526 .R434 1996
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Paginationxi, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL976290M
      ISBN 100684828111
      LC Control Number96013401

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Buy a cheap copy of The Empty Church book by Thomas C. Reeves. The bestselling author of A Question of Character: A Life of John F. Kennedy now examines the reasons why Americans are leaving mainstream Prostestant churches in Free shipping over $Cited by: The book page for Empty the Pews (), edited by Chrissy Stroop and Lauren O'Neal.

Countdown until th e release o f Empty the Pews Twenty-one timely, affecting essays by those who survived hardline, authoritarian religious ideology and uprooted themselves from the reality-averse churches that ultimately failed to contain their spirits.

Possibly the most slanted, conservative take on American church history to appear in recent memory. Reeves (History/Univ. of Wisconsin, Parkside; A Question of Character: The Life of John F. Kennedy,etc.) here publicly airs his grievances with dying mainline Protestant churches. Professor Reeves argues that liberal policies, which distort the mission of mainline denominations, are to blame.

Reeves calls for restoration, and presents specific steps for revitalizing contemporary Christianity. pages, softcover from Simon & Schuster. The Empty Church () by Thomas ReavesPages:   In “ Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church,” mostly Gen X and millennial writers describe their disillusionment with the faith of their youth and their departure from their religious Author: Megan Marz.

The 'Empty' Church Revisited presents a systematic account of British churchgoing patterns over the last two hundred years, uncovering the factors and the statistics behind the considerable process of decline in church attendence.

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Shannon Craigo-Snell emphasizes the importance of liturgical worship in forming Christians as. The empty church: the suicide of liberal Christianity User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Historian Reeves (A Question of Character: A Life of John F.

Kennedy, Free, ) looks at the liberalism of mainline Protestantism from a historical perspective. The 5/5(1). A BOOK REPORT ON THE EMPTY CHURCH: The Suicide of Liberal Christianity by Thomas C.

Reeves (Reviewed by Rev. Brett Best, July, ) THE BIG IDEA Reeves writes with an uncompromising but reasonable style to explain how Liberalism has plagued the American mainline denominations almost to death.

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What did Jesus say about.LLESSONS FROM THE EMPTY CHURCH. One of the most insightful books of is The Empty Church by Thomas C. Reeves. A historian and an Episcopalian, Reeves analyzes why seven major "mainline" denominations in the United States are declining in membership: American Baptists, Disciples of Christ, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Evangelical Lutheran, Methodists, and United Church of Christ.