The Contemporary Church and the Early Church: Case Studies in Ressourcement

The Contemporary Church and the Early Church: Case Studies in Ressourcement

by Paul Hartog

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606088999
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Series: Evangelical Theological Society Monograph Series
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Paul Hartog is Associate Professor at Faith Baptist Theological Seminary where he teaches New Testament and Early Christian Studies. He is the author of Polycarp and the New Testament (2002) and various articles and essays.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Abbreviations x

List of Contributors xi

1 The Complexity and Variety of Contemporary Church-Early Church Engagements Paul A. Hartog 1

2 Learning from Patristic Evangelism and Discipleship Edward Smither 27

3 Learning from Patristic Community Formation Rex D. Butler 50

4 Learning from Patristic Use of the Rule of Faith Bryan M. Litfin 76

5 Learning from Patristic Responses to Cultural Opposition W. Brian Shelton 100

6 Learning from Patristic Preaching of Social Ethics Brian J. Matz 131

7 Learning from Patristic Christology Francis X. Gumerlock 155

8 Evangelicals and the Quest for the Historical Church-A Lutheran Response Glen L. Thompson 180

9 Evangelicals and the Tensions of Ressourcement-A Baptist Response Paul A. Hartog 201

Bibliography 229

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