Baptists and Their Contribution to the Shaping of Jesus

Baptists and Their Contribution to the Shaping of Jesus

by Edgar V. McKnight

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Overview

For Baptists, Jesus is the focal point of a religious narrative rooted in the New
Testament and continually expressed and re-expressed in congregational life and individual faith. More than four centuries of Baptists have focused on Jesus in their preaching, writing, confessing, witnessing, and living.
Renowned New Testament scholar Edgar McKnight traces the story of Jesus in Baptist life in an insightful and thoughtful fashion that scholars, ministers,
and laity alike will find compelling. McKnight demonstrates that in addition to drawing upon the testimony of the early church, Baptists have shaped
Jesus in ways unique, creative, and diverse. Baptists and Their Contribution to the Shaping of Jesus speaks to the heartbeat of the Baptist faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938514203
Publisher: Nurturing Faith Inc.
Publication date: 07/17/2013
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.22(d)

About the Author

Edgar V. McKnight is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of Religion at Furman University. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books in biblical studies, including Jesus Christ Today: The Historical Shaping of Jesus for the Twenty-First Century (Mercer University Press) and a commentary on the book of Hebrews (Smyth & Helwys).

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