Item description for Phineas F. Bresee by Carl Bangs...
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Studio: Beacon Hill Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.2" Width: 6.08" Height: 0.82" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2001
Publisher Beacon Hill Press
ISBN 0834119986 ISBN13 9780834119987
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More About Carl Bangs
Carl Bangs was a professor emeritus of historical theology at Saint Paul School of Theology where he taught for 28 years after teaching 8 years at Olivet Nazarene College. He served as president of the American Theological Society (Midwest Division) and the American Society of Church history. His work, Arminius: A Study in the Dutch Reformation, is a seminal contribution to Dutch church history and Wesleyan-Arminian studies. He has written for scholarly journals and The Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Westminister Dictionary of Church History, Encyclopedia of Religion, and The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation. Bangs is a graduate of Pasadena College and Nazarene Theological Seminary and received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago.
Reviews - What do customers think about Phineas F. Bresee?
Phineas F. Bresee May 5, 2008
I purchased this for a class that I am taking to make a paper on. I found it fulfilling and spoke the root of Phineas F. Bresee.
Concise to the point of ambiguity Sep 24, 2004
I first read this book as a required text as an undergrad. I didn't like it much. In seminary, I took a second look at it and found that this book is more than just a biography of Bresee. This book is JAM-PACKED with information regarding Bresee's roots in Methodism and his role in uniting holiness churches. It is a go-to book for my history of the Church of the Nazarene because of Bangs' excellent detail. I give this book four stars instead of five for the following reason: Bangs is too concise. Normally people like that, right? I wanted Bangs to say more in each paragraph precisely because some great historical information got lost in ambiguity--thus a student's need for secondary sources. It left me with the feeling that this book was rushed to the presses.