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The Community of the Word

Paperback|Mar 2005
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Contains essays contributed by notable teachers and scholars^Highlights a key theme of ongoing importance and current discussion of ecclesiology^Approaches the topic from historical, biblical and theological perspectives^Addresses key issues such as the nature of the church, the place of sacraments,...


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Contains essays contributed by notable teachers and scholars^Highlights a key theme of ongoing importance and current discussion of ecclesiology^Approaches the topic from historical, biblical and theological perspectives^Addresses key issues such as the nature of the church, the place of sacraments, the moral challenge to the church, the mission the service of the church in society.
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Do North American evangelicals have a clear and strong doctrine of the church? Can we generate one?In this volume, editors Mark Husbands and Daniel J. Treier bring together thirteen scholars and teachers to explore the history of evangelical ecclesiology and the continuing discussion regarding the nature of the church, the question of sacraments, the relation of church to society, and the church's moral character and missional witness.Contributors include William J. Abraham, Gary D. Badcock, Craig A. Carter, Ellen T. Charry, William A. Dyrness, Darrell L. Guder, D. G. Hart, Willie James Jennings, Dennis L. Okholm, James K. A. Smith, Allen Verhey, John Webster and Jonathan R. Wilson.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 222499
  • Product Code 0830827978
  • EAN 9780830827978
  • Pages 291
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Mar 2005
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 20mm
  • Weight 0.454kg

Mark Husbands (Ed)

Mark Husbands (Ph.D. University of St. Michael's College, Toronto) is now Associate Professor of Reformed Theology at Hope College, Michigan after moving from Wheaton College. He has published Barth's Ethics of Prayer: A Study in Moral Ontology and Action and edited a number of volumes of the Annual Wheaton Theology Conference including The Beauty of God, Women, Ministry and the Gospel: Exploring New Paradigms, The Community of the Word, and Justification: What's at Stake in the Recent Debates.

Daniel Treier (Ed)

Daniel J. Treier (Ph.D., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is associate professor of theology at Wheaton College. He is the author of Virtue and the Voice of God: Toward Theology as Wisdom (Eerdmans) Introducing Theological Interpretation of Scripture: Recovering a Christian Practice (Baker) and Ecclesiastes and Proverbs (Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible).
He is also co-editor of several books, including The Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology, Justification: What's at stake in the Current Debate, The Beauty of God: Theology and the Arts and the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible.
Koorong - Editorial Review.

  • Introduction - <em>mark Husbands And Daniel J. Treier</em>
  • <strong>part One: The Church In "evangelical" Theologies: Looking Back</strong>
  • 1. The Church In Evangelical Theologies, Past And Future - <em>d. G. Hart</em>
  • 2. The Fundamental Dispensation Of Evangelical Ecclesiology - <em>dennis L. Okholm</em>
  • 3. Practicing Church: Evangelical Ecclesiologies At The End Of Modernity - <em>jonathan R. Wilson</em>
  • <strong>part Two: Locating The Church Dogmatically</strong>
  • 4. The Church And The Perfection Of God - <em>john Webster</em>
  • 5. "the Visible Attests The Invisible" - <em>john Webster</em>
  • 6. The Church As Missional Community - <em>darrell L. Guder</em>
  • <strong>part Three: The Church As Moral Community</strong>
  • 7. Inclusivism, Idolatry And The Survival Of The (fittest) Faithful - <em>william J. Abraham</em>
  • 8. "able To Instruct One Another": The Church As A Community Of Moral Discourse - <em>allen Verhey</em>
  • <strong>part Four: The Church As Sacramental Community?</strong>
  • 9. Beyond Theocracy And Individualism: The Significance Of John Howard Yoder's Ecclesiology For Evangelicalism - <em>craig A. Carter</em>
  • 10. The Church As "sacrament" - <em>gary D. Babcock</em>
  • 11. Sacramental Ecclesiology - <em>ellen T. Charry</em>
  • <strong>part Five: Locating The Church Culturally</strong>
  • 12. The Church As Social Theory: A Reformed Engagement With Radical Orthodoxy - <em>james K. A. Smith</em>
  • 13. The Desire Of The Church - <em>willie James Jennings</em>
  • 14. Spaces For An Evangelical Ecclesiology - <em>william A. Dyrness</em>
  • Conclusion: The Body Of Christ, The Bread Of Heaven - <em>ellen T. Charry</em>
  • Contributors
  • Names Index
  • Subject Index
  • Scripture Index

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