Evangelical Ecclesiology: Reality or Illusion?

Overview

This volume brings together fresh theological reflections-and provocations-on the subject of evangelical church ecclesiology. It tackles what the character of evangelicalism as a loose coalition of Christians says about the movement's attitude toward the church. Are certain ecclesiologies more in keeping with the evangelical ethos than others? What is the parachurch's role in shaping evangelical church structure?

"Like most things 'evangelical,' evangelical ecclesiology is up for grabs today. Even evangelical ...

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Overview

This volume brings together fresh theological reflections-and provocations-on the subject of evangelical church ecclesiology. It tackles what the character of evangelicalism as a loose coalition of Christians says about the movement's attitude toward the church. Are certain ecclesiologies more in keeping with the evangelical ethos than others? What is the parachurch's role in shaping evangelical church structure?

"Like most things 'evangelical,' evangelical ecclesiology is up for grabs today. Even evangelical theologians, in their attempts to discern what the church is called to be, find themselves looking in a plethora of directions for constructive models, from the free church tradition to Eastern Orthodoxy and the Celtic church. The essays in Evangelical Ecclesiology display not only the tensions within contemporary evangelical thought about the variety of ways in which evangelical thinkers seek to assist the people of God in the task of being the church in the contemporary world but also the vitality of the current discussion."
-Stanley J. Grenz, Pioneer McDonald Professor of Theology, Carey Theological College

John G. Stackhouse, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College and the author of Evangelical Landscapes.

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Contributors:
Richard Beaton
Kerry L. Dearborn
Howard A. Snyder
D. Bruce Hindmarsh
Edith M. Humphrey
George R. Hunsberger
Michael Jinkins
Roger E. Olson
Paul F. M. Zahl

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801026539
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2003
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

John G. Stackhouse, Jr. (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College and the author of Evangelical Landscapes.
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Table of Contents

Contributors
Editor's preface

Part 1 Inspiration from Our Heritage
1. Is Evangelical Ecclesiology an Oxymoron? A Historical Perspective
-D. Bruce Hindmarsh
2. Recovering a Trinitarian and Sacramental Ecclesiology
-Kerry Dearborn
Part 2 Programmatic Proposals
3. The Marks of Evangelical Ecclesiology
-Howard A. Snyder
4. Evangelical Conversion toward a Missional Ecclesiology
-George R. Hunsberger
Part 3 The Best Ecclesiology?
5. One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic: Awaiting the Redemption of Our Body
-Edith M. Humphrey
6. Free Church Ecclesiology and Evangelical Spirituality: A Unique Compatibility
-Roger E. Olson
7. The "Gift" of the Church
-Michael Jinkins
Part 4 Responses
8. Paul Zahl
9. Richard Beaton

Indexes

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