Incarnation and Sacrament: The Eucharistic Controversy by Jonathan G. Bonomo,Keith Mathison

By Jonathan G. Bonomo,Keith Mathison

The 19th century Eucharistic controversy among Charles Hodge and John Williamson Nevin is a vital episode within the heritage of yankee Christianity. Hodge and Nevin battled over matters that lie on the middle of Christian religion and piety, corresponding to: Why did God develop into guy? What bearing does the incarnation of Christ have at the redemption of the area? How are believers on the earth united with the ascended Christ who's in heaven? Is Christ particularly found in the Lord's Supper? And if that is so, then how is he made to be current? those are only many of the age-old questions that Charles Hodge and John W. Nevin sought to respond to, and over which they got here to vigorously contend. Incarnation and Sacrament presents an in-depth ancient and theological research and evaluate of the debate that arose among those nice 19th century American theologians. by means of doing so, it goals to supply a few illumination at the theological historical past of the Protestant church buildings within the usa of the twenty-first century.

"Jonathan Bonomo is helping us relive the most vital theological debates in nineteenth-century the US, as represented within the exchanges among giants of the time, Charles Hodge and John Williamson Nevin. With command of the scholarship, the writer probes the perspectives of Hodge and Nevin at the Lord's Supper/Eucharist and their underpinnings within the doctrines of Incarnation and Atonement . . . rightly attractive for what's known as this present day, 'mutual confirmation and mutual admonition.'"
--Gabriel Fackre, Andover Newton Theological School

"Charles Hodge at Princeton Seminary and John Williamson Nevin at Mercersburg Seminary in Pennsylvania drew the rapt consciousness of 19th century Reformed theologians once they battled with one another over the inner most subject matters of Christian idea, from sacraments and the Incarnation and to heritage and redemption . . . it is a revealing, short advent to an issue that has persisted to awaken curiosity and generate observation nearly centuries after the 2 theologians started their exchange."
--E. Brooks Holifield, Emory University

"Happily, there's renewed curiosity within the theology and value of the Supper in Reformed circles this present day. a few of the related tensions in modern discussions replicate deeper concerns that experience regularly generated diversified sacramental perspectives. With readability matched by means of scholarship, Bonomo places those matters in sharp concentration through focusing on a severe debate in American Calvinism. For historians in addition to theologians and pastors, this can be crucial reading."
--Michael Horton, Westminster Seminary, California

"Arguments approximately sacramental theology are by no means easily disputes approximately sacramental theology, yet are constantly additionally approximately production and Christology, time and metaphysics, anthropology and theological procedure. Jonathan Bonomo's balanced, transparent, and insightful examine of the intramural dispute among Charles Hodge and John Williamson Nevin has the nice advantage of highlighting the conflict of opposing visions and models of Reformed theology and perform that lay on the center in their debate in regards to the genuine presence and the incarnation."
--Peter J. Leithart, New St. Andrews collage, Moscow, Idaho.

Jonathan G. Bonomo is a graduate of Philadelphia Biblical college and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. he's at present pursuing extra experiences at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, whereas serving as an intern at Calvary Presbyterian Church in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania.

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Baal's Priests: The Loyalist Clergy and the English by Fiona McCall

By Fiona McCall

The English Civil battle was once a time of disruption, pain and persecution for plenty of humans, now not least the clergy of the demonstrated church, who came upon themselves ejected from their livings in expanding numbers as Parliamentarian forces prolonged their keep an eye on around the state. but, historians have tended to downplay their anguish, who prefer regularly to pay attention as a substitute upon the persecution suffered by means of dissenters after the recovery. Drawing upon a powerful array of resources - so much significantly the amazing set of relations and parish thoughts accrued via John Walker within the early years of the eighteenth century - this ebook refocuses awareness at the stories of the sequestered loyalist clergy in the course of the turbulent years of the 1640s and 1650s. The learn highlights how the studies of the clergy can assist remove darkness from occasions in wider society, while while acknowledging the original state of affairs within which Church of britain ministers came across themselves. For even though the plundering, imprisonment and private lack of the clergy used to be most likely indicative of the reviews of many traditional humans on heart earning, the ever-present spiritual size to the clash ensured specific recognition used to be paid to these keeping spiritual workplace. in the course of the conflict and interregnum, zealous spiritual reformers attacked each element of validated faith, focusing on either latest associations and people who supported them. Clergy have been ejected on an unheard of scale, pain a lot violence and persecution and branded as 'malignants' and 'baal's priests'. through re-examining their historical past, the publication bargains a balanced review of the persecution, demanding many preconceptions concerning the ejected loyalists, and delivering new insights into the studies and legacies of this influential group.

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The Coming Out Of The Cave Experience : by Apostle Sherese McCullough,Prophet Bianca Lowry,Apostle Dr.

By Apostle Sherese McCullough,Prophet Bianca Lowry,Apostle Dr. Theresa Buckner,Prophet Joan Bynum

whilst Prophets Pray is a ebook approximately strategic prayer ideas . easy methods to stroll in state dominion and authority.

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God So Loved the World: A Study of Christian Doctrine by Lyle W. Lange,Northwestern Publishing House

By Lyle W. Lange,Northwestern Publishing House

dedicated solely to Christian doctrine, this ebook emphasizes the gospel to teach that Jesus and the salvation he gained for every person are on the heart of all Bible teachings. Readers are reminded that each biblical doctrine pertains to Scripture's significant instructing that God despatched his Son to avoid wasting misplaced sinners. writer Lyle Lange writes concerning the Bible's easy and more challenging teachings with detailed emphasis on Jesus in order that readers, in flip, could be reinforced of their ideals and be resulted in boldly proportion the gospel information with others. Seven sections--Introduction to the learn of Christian Doctrine, Theology, Anthropology, Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology, and Temporal Estates--cover themes similar to the Trinity, angels, production, Christ's threefold workplace, religion, conversion, justification, sanctification, election, the Antichrist, and marriage.

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Releasing the Spirit of Prophecy: The Supernatural Power of by Bill Johnson

By Bill Johnson

Tell your tale to all people and

release the ability of Jesus!

…For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy (Revelation 19:10).

Telling others in regards to the miracles on your lifestyles makes God extra genuine to them. As humans pay attention approximately God’s supernatural acts, they begin to count on and see the intense take place of their personal lives. As you proportion your miracle tales, you certainly liberate the spirit of prophecy and claim into the ambience, “The Jesus Who reworked my situation will do an analogous for you!”
during this well timed repackaged version of Release the ability of Jesus, Pastor invoice Johnson exhibits you the way to:

  • Release God’s strength at any place you pass by way of easily conversing approximately His miracles
  • Build a supernatural history via sharing tales of God’s acts
  • Create an environment of religion and expectancy for the therapeutic strength of Jesus
  • Activate every thing you've got got from God via inheritance

Your non secular birthright is to adventure and liberate the ability of Jesus. percentage your miracle tales and watch those prophecies of God’s energy set your international on hearth today!

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Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic by Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal circulate celebrated its one hundredth birthday. Over that point, its African American area has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but in addition in the course of the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally fascinated with each point of the Pentecostal move given that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic varieties of worship, preaching, track, engagement of social matters, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest starting to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has no longer got the type of severe consciousness it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision various elements of the circulate, together with its early historical past, problems with gender, relatives with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s particular theology. reinforced by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters think of the kingdom of the stream, chart its trajectories, talk about pertinent matters, and count on destiny developments.

Contributors: Estrelda Y. Alexander, Valerie C. Cooper, David D. Daniels III, Louis B. Gallien, Jr., Clarence E. Hardy III, Dale T. Irvin, Ogbu U. Kalu, Leonard Lovett, Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Cheryl J. Sanders, Craig Scandrett-Leatherman, William C. Turner, Jr., Frederick L. Ware, and Amos Yong

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Through Fire and Water: An Overview of Mennonite History by Steven Nolt,Harry Loewen

By Steven Nolt,Harry Loewen

Through hearth and Water offers the Mennonite religion tale in the sweep of church historical past. This attractive textual content makes use of tales of guys and girls, peasants and pastors, heroes and rascals, to track the novel Reformation from sixteenth-century Europe to modern day worldwide Anabaptist family members. Written in an obtainable and nonacademic type, this revised version updates the tale and contains new old learn and discoveries.

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Mysteries of Faith (New Church's Teaching Series) by Mark McIntosh

By Mark McIntosh

during this quantity of the recent Church's instructing sequence, Mark McIntosh introduces the good mysteries of the Christian religion: the doctrines of production, revelation, incarnation, salvation, and eschatology, that are all held jointly by way of the doctrine of the Trinity. to provide an explanation for those ideals for Christians at the present time, rather the Trinity, McIntosh starts with what we all know: the language of courting and mutuality, of friendship and kin ties.

The valuable subject matter of the booklet is our courting with Jesus and our dating with our neighbor, for such mutuality lies on the center of each doctrine. McIntosh's start line is the truth that each one people is a theologian, for we're all attracted to procedure the mysteries of religion with recognition and love. by way of drawing on our universal reports as contributors of a group of religion, fairly throughout the sacraments of baptism and eucharist, he is helping us to discover those mysteries for ourselves and to work out how we'd reside them in our day-by-day lives.

As with every one publication within the New Church's educating sequence, advised assets for extra studying and questions for dialogue are included.

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Call Me Blue by Ron Owens

By Ron Owens

concerning the publication: name Me Blue is greater than background. It addresses lifestyles classes which are universal to us all. In his specified approach, Blue presents solutions out of his personal own stroll with the Lord. The effect he has had on numerous lives through the years, even if ministering on his personal or along with his spouse, Iris, is affirmed within the tributes recorded on those pages.

ABOUT the writer: RON OWENS—son of either Canada and Switzerland, has multifaceted ministries that come with educating, preaching, and song. He has authored different books and has composed, recorded, and released many songs and a number of other song dramas in collaboration along with his spouse, Patricia. The Owenses have one son, Jeff; a daughter-in-law, Jessica; and grandsons, Ethan and Evan.

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Modern Lutheran Theology: Volume One by Alexandra Glynn,Mika Kallunki

By Alexandra Glynn,Mika Kallunki

The theology of the Laestadian Lutherans is just set forth right here, available to the lay reader. modern matters are handled, and Scripture is pointed out to aid us all hold discerning a course ahead to aid our pals. Love, sin, grace, photographs, translation, characters from the Bible, interpretation matters, and plenty of different themes are lined during this short yet entire quantity. The reader is challenged during this choice of brief essays via a transparent and gentle theology. we're all requested to be anxious with how we act in our groups and with the individual residing correct round the corner. we're requested to think about the place we get our solutions approximately matters we're all faced with in the house, where of worship, and the place of work. who's our neighbor? who're we, relatively? And the place will we opt for aid? What ethical and theological questions are we dealing with on a daily basis? the easy biblical theological essays present in this quantity advisor us to scrupulously think of our private center concepts, our God, and the area we are living in.

Alexandra Glynn is a author residing in Minnesota. She holds an MA in previous testomony Theology and an MA in English Literature.

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