Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ
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Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ

by Eugene H. Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802829554

ISBN-13: 9780802829559

Pub. Date: 02/15/2010

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

The fifth and final book in Eugene Peterson's best-selling series of "conversations" in spiritual theology, Practice Resurrection gets at the heart of strong, healthy Christian formation.

Though bringing people to new birth in Christ through evangelism is essential, says Peterson, isn't it obvious that growth in Christ is equally

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Overview

The fifth and final book in Eugene Peterson's best-selling series of "conversations" in spiritual theology, Practice Resurrection gets at the heart of strong, healthy Christian formation.

Though bringing people to new birth in Christ through evangelism is essential, says Peterson, isn't it obvious that growth in Christ is equally essential? Yet the American church does not treat Christian growth and character formation with equivalent urgency. We are generally uneasy with the quiet, obscure conditions in which growth takes place, and building maturity in Christ too often gets relegated to footnote status in the text of our lives.

In Practice Resurrection Peterson brings the voice of Scripture—especially Paul's letter to the Ephesians—and the voice of the contemporary Christian congregation together to unpack what it means to fully grow up "to the stature of Christ." Peterson's robust discussion will move readers to restore transformed Christian character to the center of their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802829559
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Pages:
290
Sales rank:
321,068
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................xi
INTRODUCTION....................1
1. The Church of Ephesus: Ephesians 1:1-2....................11
2. The Message to the Ephesians: Ephesians 4:1, 7....................30
3. God and His Glory: Ephesians 1:3-14....................53
4. Paul and the Saints: Ephesians 1:15-23....................69
5. Grace and Good Works: Ephesians 2:1-10....................88
6. Peace and the Broken Wall: Ephesians 2:11-22....................109
7. Church and God's Manifold Wisdom: Ephesians 3:1-13....................129
8. Prayer and All the Fullness: Ephesians 3:14-21....................147
9. One and All: Ephesians 4:1-16....................166
10. Holiness and the Holy Spirit: Ephesians 4:17-32....................187
11. Love and Worship: Ephesians 5:1-20....................203
12. Household and Workplace: Ephesians 5:21-6:9....................225
13. The Wiles of the Devil and the Armor of God: Ephesians 6:10-17....................251
APPENDIX: Some Writers on the Practice of Resurrection....................272
INDEX OF NAMES AND SUBJECTS....................280
INDEX OF SCRIPTURE REFERENCES....................287

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