After Baptism: Shaping the Christian Life

After Baptism: Shaping the Christian Life

by John P. Burgess, Burgess
     
 

John Burgess explores the distinctive qualities of Christian identity by demonstrating how baptism, the Eucharist, and the Commandments are basic points of orientation for Christians. He challenges the church and its members to identify and claim key practices and disciplines of faith to deepen baptismal identity and give the Christian life solid form today. His

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Overview

John Burgess explores the distinctive qualities of Christian identity by demonstrating how baptism, the Eucharist, and the Commandments are basic points of orientation for Christians. He challenges the church and its members to identify and claim key practices and disciplines of faith to deepen baptismal identity and give the Christian life solid form today. His work ultimately seeks to stimulate pastors, educators, and church leaders to encourage the church to practice ways of life together that will lead to a more faithful living of the Christian faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664228842
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

John P. Burgess is the James Henry Snowden Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Why Scripture Matters: Reading the Bible in a Time of Church Crisis and editor of In Whose Image? Faith, Science, and the New Genetics, both published by WJK.

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