Book Review: A History Of The True Religion

Reblogging for future reference.

Edge Induced Cohesion

A History Of The True Religion Through Each Hundred Years From 33 A.D. To Date, by Dugger And Dodd

How I came to read this book is a bit of a story.  My mother got this book for me as a birthday present, purchasing it from Amazon, as it one the only first edition that she was able to find for sale.  Admittedly, this a very obscure book.  In Church of God circles, to be sure, this book is somewhat legendary, serving as a classic religious history for seventh-day Christians written by a couple of leaders within the Church of God Seventh Day.  Even to this day, fifty years after it was published, it still remains an essential book about Church of God history, and has a very strong pro-pietist worldviest despite being honest that not all Seventh Day believers were pacifist [1].  This book is an example of a…

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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