Christian faith seeking historical understanding

essays in honor of H. Jack Forstman

Publisher: Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ),
  • Theology.,
  • History -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Restoration movement (Christianity)

Edition Notes

Statementedited by James O. Duke and Anthony L. Dunnavant.
ContributionsForstman, Jack, 1929-, Duke, James O., Dunnavant, Anthony L., 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR50 .C518 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL684499M
ISBN 10086554560X
LC Control Number97031310

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Preface and Chapter 1: "The Task of Theology" "The Meaning of Revelation" "The Authority of Scripture" "The Triune God" "The Good Creation" "The Providence of God and the Mystery of Evil" "Humanity as Creature, Sinner, and New Being in Christ" "The Person and Work of Jesus Christ" "Part 2" "Confessing Jesus Christ in Context".

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