So what's been lost? The zeal of the New Testament believers, and their practices too. Plus the freedom that comes from not being an institution.
This book tells the story of the early church and Reformation – with a focus on the roots of the modern Baptist-evangelical-charismatic movement.
A gripping account of how Christians of the first centuries dealt with the Roman state.
The compromises of the ‘official’ reformation of Luther and Calvin.
Church – State relations, pacifism and civil disobedience.
At every stage of history it asks whether this was the church Jesus intended to build and what are the lesions for today.
Dr Kim Tan writes as a lay person. He is a biochemist. Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and managing director of a biotechnology company. He is involved in Bible teaching ministry in the and the Far East .