By Grenz, Stanley J.; Smith, Jay T.; Franke, John [Foreword]

Created for Community: Connecting Christian Belief with Christian Living

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Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 9780801049293
Type: Paperback


This revised edition of a classic college-level introduction to theology presents the core doctrines of the Christian faith, encouraging readers to connect belief with everyday life. Stanley Grenz, one of the leading evangelical scholars of his era, and Jay Smith, an expert on Grenz's theological legacy, construct a helpful theology that is biblical, historical, and contemporary. The third edition includes a foreword by John Franke, a new preface and afterword, resources for further study, and updated footnotes. The book's easy-to-use format includes end-of-chapter discussion questions and connects theological concepts with current cultural examples.
Contents
Foreword by John R. Franke
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction: Christian Belief and Christian Living
1. Knowing the God of the Bible in the Contemporary World
2. The God Whom We Know
3. Our Identity as God's Creatures
4. Our Human Failure
5. Jesus Christ: "God with Us"
6. Jesus's Mission in the Divine Program
7. The Holy Spirit: The Author of Life
8. The Holy Spirit and Our Salvation
9. The Pioneer Community
10. Participating in the Pioneer Community
11. The Climax of Our Story
12. God's Community: Our Eternal Home
Epilogue: Making the Connection
Postscript by Jay T. Smith
Resources for Further Study
Glossary
Indexes

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