The Church of the Living God: A Reformed Perspective

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2002 - Religion - 148 pages
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Here, Wallace Alston Jr. presents for us a newly revised and expanded version of his book,The Church. Alston summarizes the identity, nature, and ministry of the church from a Reformed perspective, and places this doctrine within its historical and contemporary context. A new introductory chapter on "The Church for Such a Time," an epilogue on "The Church That People Love," and updated Scripture passages from NRSV are a few of the new features of this new edition.

  

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Contents

The Church for Such a Time
1
The Identity of the Reformed Christian
9
The Story of the Church
17
The Christian Community
31
What Makes the Church the Church
49
The Humanity of the Church
65
The Polity and Politics of the Church
83
The Ministry of the Church
105
The Church That People Love
135
Index of Names
145
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About the author (2002)

Alston is the senior minister at the Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton, New Jersey. He studied at Emory University, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, University of Zurich, and the Harvard Divinity School.

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