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Theological Foundations for Ministr -  Anderson

Theological Foundations for Ministr

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Published: 18th August 1999
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This is a collection of essential passages on the ministry of the church. By selecting significant sources which share a common assumption concerning the nature of theology and its methodology, the editor presents a single consistent theology of ministry. The book is carefully organised to allow a thorough exploration of the different aspects of ministry. Contributors include Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Hans Kung, Helmut Thielicke and Thomas F. Torrance.

'...everyone who is willing to study the doctrine of ministry in a wider theological context will discover a gold mine.' Themelios'A fulsome celebration of a timeless neo-orthodoxy untainted by what is contemporary or merely topical.'John Saxbee, Theological Book Review'A strong collection of texts. The collection has the virtue of being more than a 'smogasbord', it represents the family of modern Reformed theology, which has been through the fires of the twentieth century and proved itself. It will serve ministers very well as a stimulus to preaching and praxis.' Timothy Bradshaw, Regents Reviews

A Theology for the Church in Ministry
A Theology for Ministryp. 6
The Place of Theologyp. 22
The Evangelical Faithp. 59
The Word of God and the Response of Manp. 111
Jesus' Ministry to the Father on Behalf of the World
The Lord Who Is the Servantp. 139
The Foundation of the Churchp. 199
Christological Understandingp. 216
The Man Who Is for Godp. 230
Jesus's Ministry in the Spirit for the Sake of the Church
The Growth of the Communityp. 258
Living in the Spiritp. 302
The Event of Divine Worshipp. 330
The Place of Jesus Christ in Worshipp. 348
Come, Creator Spirit, for the Renewal of Worship and Witnessp. 370
The Ministryp. 390
Christ's Ministry Through His Whole Churchp. 430
The Continuing Charismatic Structurep. 458
The Church's Ministry to the World on Behalf of Jesus
The Community for the Worldp. 499
Christ, the Church, and the Worldp. 534
Living in the Worldp. 567
Liberation: Mission and Charismp. 595
Outline of the Task of Proclamationp. 625
The Proclamation of Jesus Christp. 635
Preaching as the Narrating of the Acts of Godp. 648
The Need and Promise of Christian Preachingp. 689
The Law of Servicep. 707
Service in Jesus Christp. 714
The Church as a Therapeutic Communityp. 734
The Church in the New Era of Scientific and Cosmological Changep. 752
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ISBN: 9780567223555
ISBN-10: 0567223558
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 18th August 1999
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 14.1  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.92
Edition Number: 1