The Community of Jesus: A Theology of the Church

The Community of Jesus: A Theology of the Church

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ISBN-13: 9781433680793
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 1 MB

About the Author


Kendell H. Easley is professor of Biblical Studies and director of the School of Theology and Missions graduate programs at the Stephen Olford Center at Union University in Memphis, Tennessee.


Christopher W. Morgan is dean and professor of Theology of the School of Christian Ministries at California Baptist University in Riverside.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction Kendell H. Easley Christopher W. Morgan xi

Abbreviations xv

1 God Walks with His People: Old Testament Foundations Paul R. House 1

2 The Church According to the Gospels Andreas J. Köstenberger 35

3 The Church in Acts and Revelation: New Testament Bookends Kendell H. Easley 65

4 The Church in the Pauline Epistles David S. Dockery 103

5 The Church in the General Epistles Ray F. Van Neste 123

6 The Church in History: Ecclesiological Ideals and Institutional Realities James A. Patterson 155

7 Beyond Mere Ecclesiology: The Church as God's New Covenant Community Stephen J. Wellum 183

8 The Church and God's Glory Christopher W. Morgan 213

9 The Church in the Mission of God Bruce Riley Ashfard 237

Selected Bibliography 261

Contributors 267

Name Index 269

Subject Index 273

Scripture Index 277

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