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Redemptive Kingdom Diversity: A Biblical Theology of the People of God

Redemptive Kingdom Diversity: A Biblical Theology of the People of God

by Jarvis J. Williams


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This book provides a comprehensive biblical and theological survey of the people of God in the Old and New Testaments, offering insights for today's transformed and ethnically diverse church.

Jarvis Williams explains that God's people have always been intended to be a diverse community. From Genesis to Revelation, God has intended to restore humanity's vertical relationship with God, humanity's horizontal relationship with one another, and the entire creation through Jesus. Through Jesus, both Jew and gentile are reconciled to God and together make up a transformed people.

Williams then applies his biblical and theological analysis to selected aspects of the current conversation about race, racism, and ethnicity, explaining what it means to be the church in today's multiethnic context. He argues that the church should demonstrate redemptive kingdom diversity, for it has been transformed into a new community that is filled with many diverse ethnic communities.

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ISBN-13: 9781540964625
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/28/2021
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 869,795
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.00(d)

About the Author

Jarvis J. Williams (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate professor of New Testament interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author of numerous books, including For Whom Did Christ Die? The Extent of the Atonement in Paul's Theology, Christ Redeemed Us from the Curse of the Law: A Jewish Martyrological Reading of Galatians 3.13, a commentary on Galatians, and a forthcoming commentary on Romans. He has also written popular books and articles on race, racism, and reconciliation.

Table of Contents

1. The People of God in the Pentateuch
2. The People of God in the Historical Books, Wisdom and Poetry, and Prophets
3. The People of God in the Gospels and Acts
4. The People of God in Paul's Epistles
5. The People of God in the General Epistles and Revelation
6. Synthesis: The People of God in the Old and New Testaments
7. The People of God and Orthopraxy

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