Transforming the World?
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About "Transforming the World?"
It is plain even from Pauls own writings that other presentations of the Christian message than his own were current during his apostolic career. With some of these other presentations he is quite happy; against others he found it necessary to put his readers on their guard.In these four studies originally presented as the inaugural series of Didsbury Lectures at the British Isles Nazarene College Manchester F.F. Bruce discusses what we know about the history of nonPauline Christianity in the first century. Judiciously drawing upon material from the whole of the New Testament he relates it to other early Christian literature in order to provide a highly readable outline of an important area.But as he warns this book does not study the literature for its own sake. Instead it focuses on the leaders of early nonPauline Christianity with their associates from whom the literature provides indispensable evidence.The topics covered areChapter 1 Peter and the ElevenChapter 2 Stephen and Other
Meet the Author
David W Smith
David Smith (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen)was pastor of Eden Chapel, Cambridge before joining the staff of Northumbria Bible College in 1990, then after the merger with Glasgow Bible College he worked at the Whitefield Institute in Oxford for four years, before joining International Christian College, Glasgow in 2002.
David has also taught at the Samuel Bill Theological College in Nigeria, and has been a visiting lecturer at Aberdeen University and at Cubao Baptist Seminary in the Philippines. He is the author of Seeking a City with Foundations: Theology for an urban world (Inter-Varsity Press, 2011)
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