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A Passion For the Gospel

Mark Achtemeier (Ed)Andrew Purves (Ed)

A Passion For the Gospel

Mark Achtemeier (Ed)Andrew Purves (Ed)

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1. Confessing Jesus Christ^2. Union With Christ Through Word And Sacrament^3. Our Life In Christ^4. Christ's Life In Us^5. The Church, The Body Of Christ^

- Publisher A counterpoint to Cynthia Campbell's Renewing the Vision, this volume articulates the basics of the Christian faith from a more conservative point of view. The editors have included essays and sermons by some of the best known evangelical voices in the Presbyterian Church today: Craig Barnes, Elizabeth Achtemeier, Joseph Rightmyer, Jim Logan, Scott Sunquist, Mark Achtemeier, Theresa Ip Froelich, Andrew Purves, Charles Partee, Catherine J. S. Purves, Stephen Crocco, Jeffrey Bullock, Earl Palmer, Clayton Bell, Margaret Kim Peterson, Peter Barnes, Mary Holder Naegeli, Jack Haberer, Sherron George, and Jim Singleton. The book comprises five sections, each devoted to a major theological issue: Confessing Jesus Christ, Word and Sacrament, the Christian Life, Living as Christians, and the Church. Each section contains two essays and two sermons.

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These essays and sermons articulate the basics of the Christian faith and are by some of the best-known evangelical voices in the Presbyterian Church today. The main ideas in these essays are congruent with the basic theology contained in "Union in Christ: A Declaration for the Church," which was adopted by the Presbyterian Coalition, a group that seeks renewal within the Presbyterian Church.

Contributors include: Elizabeth Achtemeier, Joseph Rightmyer, James Logan, Scott Sunquist, Charles Partee, Catherine J. S. Purves, Jeffrey Bullock, Earl Palmer, Clayton Bell, Margaret Kim Peterson, Peter Barnes, Jack Haberer, Sherron George, James Singleton, and others.



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About "A Passion For the Gospel"

1. Confessing Jesus Christ^2. Union With Christ Through Word And Sacrament^3. Our Life In Christ^4. Christ's Life In Us^5. The Church, The Body Of Christ^
- Publisher

A counterpoint to Cynthia Campbell's Renewing the Vision, this volume articulates the basics of the Christian faith from a more conservative point of view. The editors have included essays and sermons by some of the best known evangelical voices in the Presbyterian Church today: Craig Barnes, Elizabeth Achtemeier, Joseph Rightmyer, Jim Logan, Scott Sunquist, Mark Achtemeier, Theresa Ip Froelich, Andrew Purves, Charles Partee, Catherine J. S. Purves, Stephen Crocco, Jeffrey Bullock, Earl Palmer, Clayton Bell, Margaret Kim Peterson, Peter Barnes, Mary Holder Naegeli, Jack Haberer, Sherron George, and Jim Singleton. The book comprises five sections, each devoted to a major theological issue: Confessing Jesus Christ, Word and Sacrament, the Christian Life, Living as Christians, and the Church. Each section contains two essays and two sermons.
- Publisher

These essays and sermons articulate the basics of the Christian faith and are by some of the best-known evangelical voices in the Presbyterian Church today. The main ideas in these essays are congruent with the basic theology contained in "Union in Christ: A Declaration for the Church," which was adopted by the Presbyterian Coalition, a group that seeks renewal within the Presbyterian Church.

Contributors include: Elizabeth Achtemeier, Joseph Rightmyer, James Logan, Scott Sunquist, Charles Partee, Catherine J. S. Purves, Jeffrey Bullock, Earl Palmer, Clayton Bell, Margaret Kim Peterson, Peter Barnes, Jack Haberer, Sherron George, James Singleton, and others.


- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Mark Achtemeier (Ed)

P. Mark Achtemeier is Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Andrew Purves (Ed)

Andrew Purves (Ph.D., University of Edinburgh) holds the Hugh Thomson Kerr Chair in Pastoral Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania. He is the author of numerous books including The Resurrection of Ministry(InterVarsity Press, 2010); The Crucifixion of Ministry (InterVarsity Press, 2007); Reconstructing Pastoral Theology: A Christological Foundation (WJK, 2004); A Passion for the Gospel: Confessing Jesus Christ for the 21st Century (with Mark Achtemeier, Geneva 2000); Encountering God: Christian Faith in Turbulent Times (with Charles Partee, WJK 2000); Union in Christ: A Declaration for the Church (with Mark Achtemeier, Witherspoon 1999), and The Search for Compassion: Spirituality and Ministry (WJK 1989).

Purves has a deep concern for the renewal of the church, and speaks regularly around the country on matters of theological and spiritual renewal.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 197784
  • Product Code 0664501281
  • EAN 9780664501280
  • Pages 236
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Geneva Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2000
  • Dimensions 215 x 139 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.279kg

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