For more than half a century, three remarkable brothers have offered a vision that has inspired thousands in churches and seminaries. Today, their message remains fresh and relevant as we enter a new millennium. And for one reason: The Brothers Torrance share a passion for Christthe Christ of the Scriptures, the Christ of the historic Nicene faith.
These essays distill the essence of their thought, and shine with the clarity of their shared vision. A Passion for Christ is a light of encouragement for ministers and lay people elsewhere.
About the Author
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Light of the Gospel Gerrit Dawson 1
Chapter 1 The Christ who Loves us Thomas F. Torrance 9
Chapter 2 Preaching Jesus Christ Thomas F. Torrance 23
Chapter 3 Christ in our Place: the Joy of Worship James B. Torrance 35
Hymn: I Know Not How to Pray James B. Torrance 53
Chapter 4 Prayer and the Priesthood of Christ James B. Torrance 55
Chapter 5 Sharing in the Ministry of Christ David W. Torrance 71
Chapter 6 Marriage in the Covenant of Christ David W. Torrance 91
Chapter 7 The Mission of Christians and Jews David W. Torrance 115
Postscript: The Legacy of the Gospel Jock Stein 131
Selected Books 151
What People are Saying About This
"The whole practice of ministry flows from our union with Christ in his priesthoodand this is the Torrance's theology of the Christian life."
-Andrew Purves, Pittsburgh Seminary