Sojourners and Strangers

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Format: Hardcover

Vendor: Crossway

Publication Date: November 30, 2012


ISBN: 1581346611

ISBN-13: 9781581346619

Number of Pages: 496

Series: Foundations of Evangelical Theology

Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)

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What is a church? This can be a difficult question to answer and Christians have offered a variety of perspectives. Gregg Allison explores and synthesizes all that Scripture affirms about the new covenant people of God, capturing a full picture of the biblical church. He covers the topics of the church’s identity and characteristics; its growth through purity, unity, and discipline; its offices and leadership structures; its ordinances of baptism and the Lord’s Supper; and its ministries. Here is a rich approach to ecclesiology consisting of sustained doctrinal reflection and wise, practical application.

Part of the Foundations of Evangelical Theology series.

Author Info

Gregg R. Allison (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is professor of Christian theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is secretary of the Evangelical Theological Society, a book review editor for the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, an elder at Sojourn Community Church, and a theological strategist for Sojourn Network. Allison has taught at several colleges and seminaries, including Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon, and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and is the author of numerous books, including Historical Theology: An Introduction to Christian DoctrineSojourners and Strangers: The Doctrine of the Church, and Roman Catholic Theology and Practice: An Evangelical Assessment.

John S. Feinberg (PhD, University of Chicago) is department chair and professor of biblical and systematic theology at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of Ethics for a Brave New World (with Paul D. Feinberg) and is general editor of Crossway’s Foundations of Evangelical Theology series.

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I don't follow the author on everything concerning the relationship between Israel et the Church, but that change nothing to the value on this book. The author write well, he's easy to understand, and his arguments are solids and biblical. A most to everyone who want to understand the doctrine on the church more profrondly and how this is relevant in pratices in our locals churchs.

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I don't follow the author on everything concerning the relationship between Israel et the Church, but that change nothing to the value on this book. The author write well, he's easy to understand, and his arguments are solids and biblical. A most to everyone who want to understand the doctrine on the church more profrondly and how this is relevant in pratices in our locals churchs.