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By Barry Harvey

during this booklet, Barry Harvey bargains a doctrine of the church that mixes Baptist distinctives and origins with an unbending dedication to the obvious church because the social physique of Christ. Writing from a postliberal, post-Constantinian point of view, Harvey outlines how the church, in its present Western environment, must get better and reinvigorate middle ecclesial practices with a view to "remember the scattered fans of Jesus into the earthy-historical kind of the crucified and risen Christ." those center practices contain the theological interpretation of Scripture, the advance of sound doctrine, the centrality of baptism and the Eucharist, the workouts of religious self-discipline, and the cultivation of the church as a particular social physique. This booklet will function an invaluable textual content for college students of ecclesiology, systematic theology, missiology, and ethics.

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