The Lord's Supper: Five Views

Coperta unu
Gordon T. Smith
InterVarsity Press, 4 feb. 2010
Lord's Supper. Eucharist. Communion. Sacrament. Ordinance. While it's the meal that should unite us as followers of Christ, it sometimes appears we can't even agree on what to call it, let alone how we might share a common theological view of its significance. Even if we cannot reach full agreement, how can we better understand one another and this central observance of the Christian faith? Gordon Smith has invited five representatives of differing views within Christian tradition. Each holds his or her views with conviction and makes the case for that tradition. Each responds to the other views with charity, highlighting significant areas of agreement and disagreement. The views and contributors include
  • The Roman Catholic View--Brother Jeffrey Gros, F.S.C., Professor of Church History, Memphis Theological Seminary, Memphis, Tennessee
  • The Lutheran View--John R. Stephenson, Professor of Historical Theology, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catherines, Ontario
  • The Reformed View--Leanne Van Dyk, Academic Dean and Professor of Reformed Theology, Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan
  • The Baptist View--Roger E. Olson, Professor of Theology, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Waco, Texas
  • The Pentecostal View--Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Professor of Systematic Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
Here's a book that offers more light than heat on an important topic.
 

Ce spun oamenii - Scrieți o recenzie

Nu am găsit nicio recenzie în locurile obișnuite.

Cuprins

Introduction
7
The Roman Catholic View
13
A Lutheran Response
32
A Reformed Response
34
A Baptist Response
36
A Pentecostal Response
38
The Lutheran View
41
A Roman Catholic Response
59
The Baptist View
91
A Roman Catholic Response
109
A Lutheran Response
111
A Reformed Response
113
A Pentecostal Response
115
The Pentecostal View
117
A Roman Catholic Response
136
A Lutheran Response
138

A Reformed Response
61
A Baptist Response
63
A Pentecostal Response
65
The Reformed View
67
A Roman Catholic Response
83
A Lutheran Response
85
A Baptist Response
87
A Pentecostal Response
89
A Reformed Response
140
A Baptist Response
142
Conclusion
145
For Further Reading
149
Subject Index
155
Scripture Index
159
Drept de autor

Alte ediții - Afișați-le pe toate

Termeni și expresii frecvente

Despre autor (2010)

Gordon T. Smith (PhD, Loyola School of Theology, Ateneo de Manila University) is the president of Ambrose University and Seminary in Calgary, Alberta, where he also serves as professor of systematic and spiritual theology. He is an ordained minister with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and a teaching fellow at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author of many books, including Courage and Calling, Called to Be Saints, Spiritual Direction, and The Voice of Jesus.

Roger E. Olson (PhD, Rice University) is professor of theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He is the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition & Reform, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity & Diversityand The Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology. He is also coauthor of 20th-Century Theology: God & the World in a Transitional Age and Who Needs Theology? An Invitation to the Study of God (both with Stanley J. Grenz), and of The Trinity (with Christopher A. Hall).

Veli-Matti Karkkainen is professor of systematic theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He has published numerous articles in international journals of theology. His books include Pneumatology (Baker), Christology (Baker), Toward a Pneumatological Theology (UPA), An Introduction to Ecclesiology (InterVarsity Press), Trinity and Religious Pluralism (Ashgate), The Doctrine of God (Baker) and One with God (Liturgical Press).

Informații bibliografice