ISBN-10:
0801090962
ISBN-13:
9780801090967
Pub. Date:
05/01/2000
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
ISBN-10:
0801090962
ISBN-13:
9780801090967
Pub. Date:
05/01/2000
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
The Essence of the Church: A Community Created by the Spirit

The Essence of the Church: A Community Created by the Spirit

by Craig Van Gelder, Richard MouwCraig Van Gelder
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Overview

This fresh perspective on the church explores its essential nature as a community of people governed by the Word and led and taught by the Spirit.


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ISBN-13: 9780801090967
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Craig Van Gelder is professor of congregational mission at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a church consultant, coeditor of The Church Between Gospel and Culture, and editor of Confident Witness-Changing World.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Richard J. Mouw
Preface
1 Rediscovering the Church in the Twenty-first Century
2 A Missional Understanding of the Church
3 Historical Views of the Church
4 The Church and the Redemptive Reign of God
5 The Nature of the Church
6 The Ministry of the Church
7 The Organizational Life of the Church
Notes
Selected Bibliography

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