The Challenge of the Presbyterian Church: Opening Governance

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His conscience is man's most secret core and his sanctuary. After all, being Reformed is about being Biblical; yet, if your Reformed or Presbyterian church practices a form of worship so completely different than the historic Reformed church (which claimed to be Biblical in its worship), it cannot help but lead you to question if you are being Biblical in your worship. In his recent book, Protestantism, Father George Tavard does not seem to have altogether avoided this tendency.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (January 14, 2010)

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