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By Brian Brewer
Balthasar Hubmaier remains one of the most significant figures in the radical reformation of the sixteenth century. A Pledge of Love is close and thorough examination of Hubmaiers view of the sacraments within the context of worship. This ground-breaking work examines the distinctive theology of this important Anabaptist and his...
Each chapter gives material for the members of the group to read in advance. There is a framework or plan for a group meeting, with detailed ideas for activities and discussion. There is also general advice about group processes, including recruiting and running such groups. There is a framework for...
By Tom Wright
A short, simple and thoroughly biblical explanation of the meaning and purpose of Holy Communion, designed to appeal to all ages. Explains its biblical origins, the different ways in which Christians have understood it over the centuries, and its crucial place in the Christian life today.
Cultivating Sacramental Imagination and Actions in College Classrooms
The seven sacraments - baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, reconciliation, anointing, marriage and ordination - are the core of the Christian tradition. 'Joy' shows how deeply related they are to the very heart of the faith, to Jesus and to mission in the world today.
A critical discussion of James Dunn's influential analysis of the doctrine of baptism in the Holy Spirit, written from a Pentecostalist perspective.
A significant examination of exorcism and deliverance from a range of disciplines focuses on an important but often neglected area of the church's mission to the world. The diversity of essays makes sure that every facet is presented to encourage the reader thoroughly to consider this aspect of the church's...
By David Wright
These important and incisive essays, spanning more than two decades of research and engagement, probe facets and episodes of infant baptisms fortunes over twenty centuries. The story of paedo baptism is traced from its shadowy beginnings as a variant of faithbaptism, through inflated Reformation defenses as it monopolized baptismal thought...