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Family of Faith, A: An Introduction to Evangelical Christianity


An introduction to the evangelical branch of the Christian church
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An introduction to the evangelical branch of the Christian church
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801022654
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/1/2001
  • Series: BridgePoint Books Series
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 330
  • Sales rank: 1,181,885
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Timothy R. Phillips served as associate professor of theology at Wheaton College prior to his death in October 2000. Dennis L. Okholm professor of theology at Azusa Pacific University. Together they coedited The Nature of Confession: Evangelicals and Postliberals in Conversation, More Than One Way?, and Christian Apologetics in the Postmodern World.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Part 1 Basic Concepts
1. All in the Family 13
2. Browsing the Worldview Catalog 22
Part 2 Our Christian Identity
3. Revelation: The Source of Our Christian Identity 47
4. Setting the Stage: The Creation of the World and Human Beings 67
5. After the Fall: Sin and Its Consequences 79
6. Hallelujah, What a Savior: God's Salvific Work in Jesus Christ 91
7. Already but Not Yet: The Church and the Kingdom 108
8. Back to the Future 124
Part 3 Living Faithfully Now
9. How the Family Got Its Start: The Early Church 137
10. A Mixed Marriage: The Medieval Church 150
11. From Protest to Revolution: The Protestant Reformation 166
12. Anabaptists: The Church Living in Antithesis to the World 182
13. Martin Luther: The Conversionist Church 196
14. John Calvin: The Transformationist Church 209
15. Slouching toward Secularism: Modernity and Accommodation 222
16. We Are Family: American Evangelicalism and Its Roots 240
17. Recommendations for the Family in a Culture against Christ 262
Epilogue: The Legacy 273
Appendices 275
Notes 305
Glossary 320
Index 325
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