Holiness in the Gospels
Is there a future for the doctrine of Christian Holiness in the churches of the 21st century or will it become a dated concept that is associated only with the generations of the past?For many, the notion of holiness has...
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Is there a future for the doctrine of Christian Holiness in the churches of the 21st century or will it become a dated concept that is associated only with the generations of the past?For many, the notion of holiness has been described as rigid and legalistic, leading to a routine and joyless life, centered on churches that offer casual and impoverished worship.Holiness in the Gospels offers Christians a new vision of holiness that is biblically responsible, centered in worship, and theologically coherent. It translates into a genuine message of good news and communicates a passion and understanding for how to live a holy life today in the 21st century.Holiness in the Gospels examines:The quest for holiness in the second temple period and establishes the backdrop with which to read the GospelsThe humanity and the Spirit of Christ found in the Gospel of LukeThe divinity of Jesus found in the Gospel of JohnThe journey of Jesus and the understanding of Him as Messiah, Son of God, in the
Kent E. Brower (Ph.D., University of Manchester) is vice-principal and senior lecturer in biblical studies at Nazarene Theological College, Manchester, U.K. Dr Brower has taught at a number of institutions, including Canadian Nazarene College, Nazarene Theological College-Brisbane, and Nazarene Theological Seminary.
His research had focused on many aspects of New Testament theology such as eschatology and holiness in the Gospels. Amongst his publications are: The Reader Must Understand: Eschatology in Bible and Theology edited with Mark W. Elliott; Holiness in the Gospels (2005); Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament (2007), edited with Andy Johnson; Living as God's Holy People: Pauline Perspectives on Christian Holiness (2010) and Mark (The New Beacon Bible Commentary).
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