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Exploring Ecclesiology An Evangelical and Ecumenical Introduction

ISBN-10: 1587431734
ISBN-13: 9781587431739
Edition: 2009
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Description: In this introduction to ecclesiology, respected scholars Brad Harper and Paul Louis Metzger offer a solidly evangelical yet ecumenical survey of the church in mission and doctrine. Combining biblical, historical, and cultural analysis, this  More...

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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Brazos Press
Publication date: 3/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

In this introduction to ecclesiology, respected scholars Brad Harper and Paul Louis Metzger offer a solidly evangelical yet ecumenical survey of the church in mission and doctrine. Combining biblical, historical, and cultural analysis, this comprehensive text explores the church as a Trinitarian, eschatological, worshiping, sacramental, serving, ordered, cultural, and missional community. It also offers practical application, addressing contemporary church life issues such as women in ministry, evangelism, social action, consumerism in church growth trends, ecumenism, and the church in postmodern culture. The book will appeal to all who are interested in church doctrine, particularly undergraduates and seminarians.

Brad Harper (PhD, St. Louis University) is professor of theology at Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon. He is the college adviser for The Institute for Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins and the book review editor for Cultural Encounters: A Journal for the Theology of Culture. He has also worked as a pastor and church planter. Paul Louis Metzger (PhD, King's College London) is professor of Christian theology and theology of culture at Multnomah Biblical Seminary and director of its Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins. He is the editor of the journal Cultural Encounters and the author of Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions in a Consumer Church.

Paul Louis Metzger is the author of the award-winning book Consuming Jesus and director of the Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins, which produces the journal Cultural Encounters.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Church as a Trinitarian Community: The Being-Driven Church
The Trinitarian Church Confronts American Individualism
The Church as an Eschatological Community
Eschatology, the Church, and Ecology
The Church as a Worshipping Community
The Worshipping Church Engages Culture
The Church as a Sacramental Community
Sacraments and the Search for the Holy Grail
The Church as a Serving Community
Church Discipline-The Lost Element of Service
The Church as an Ordered Community
The Role of Women in the Ordered Community
The Church as a Cultural Community: Christ, Culture, and the Sermon on the Mount Community
Getting Past the Ghettoizing of the Gospel in Today's Culture
The Church as a Missional Community: The Being-Driven Church
From Building Programs to Building God's Missional Kingdom
A Postmodern Postscript
Recommended Readings
Appendix: Types of Ecclesiology
Notes
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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