The Essence of Christianity

Rudolf Frieling

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A classic text which addresses creation, the Fall, freedom and redemption through Christ.

Floris Books
Religion & Spirituality
32 pages
Publication date:
04 Mar 2011


Frieling's pithy style condenses into a few pages the riddles of the human being, the creation of human beings, the Fall, freedom and redemption through Christ. This positive approach is an antidote to modern pessimism regarding the future of humanity.

Please note that this is a classic text and some language may seem outdated to modern readers.


Rudolf Frieling (1901-86) was one of the founders of The Christian Community. Before becoming the leader of this movement for religious renewal in 1957, his work took him to Leipzig, Vienna, New York and Stuttgart. He is the author of many books on Christian thinking.

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