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The Spirit in Public Theology Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper by Vincent E. Bacote

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Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English


  • Christian theology,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - Theology - Pneumatology,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - Protestant,
  • Ethics, Worldview, Christianity and Culture: Public Affairs,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Christian Theology - Pneumatology,
  • 1837-1920,
  • Kuyper, Abraham,

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7845713M
ISBN 100801027403
ISBN 109780801027406

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Through a reinterpretation of "remaining" in the Johannine Gospel, she proposes a new theology of the Spirit that challenges traditional conceptions of redemption. Offered, in its place, is a vision of the Spirit's witness from within the depths of human suffering to the persistence of divine by: Weaving the thread --Abraham Kuyper's public theology at its zenith () --The spirit of Kuyper's public theology --The spirit and creation stewardship --Compelled to "go public." Responsibility. The Spirit in Public Theology should be required reading for pastors, students, and all Christians who want to take their faith beyond the four walls of the Church. Endorsements & Reviews - "This fine book brings the profound insights of Abraham Kuyper's life and thought to bear on the recent explorations of public theology in the English. Center for Public Theology. Making Our Presence Known in the Public Square. OVERVIEW Wesley Theological Seminary's Center for Public Theology, located in the heart of the nation’s capital, gives churches, their clergy and lay leaders, and seminary students tools to help navigate the connection between faith and public policy.

In The Spirit in Public Theology, Bacote shows how Dutch politician and church leader Abraham Kuyper lived a thoroughly Christian life, and explains why Christians need to follow Kuyper by taking their faith into the public fying the characteristics of a true Christian worldview, Bacote demonstrates the need for a public theology that stresses engagement between the church and the. Note: I presented this paper at the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society on Tuesday, Novem , in Denver, Colorado. Thank you for joining me as I present a Biblical Theology (BT) of the Holy Spirit. But before I do, let’s pray. “Wonderful triune God, .   Public theology has emerged in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries as theologians have increasingly entered the public square to engage complex issues. This Companion to Public Theology brings a much-needed resource to this relatively new field. The essays contained here bring a robust and relevant faith perspective to a wide range of Author: Paul Hanson. Book reviewed: The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper, Vincent E. Bacote, Baker Academic (), pp., pb $ Do you want to read the rest of Author: Travis Ables.

Public theology is the Christian engagement and dialogue within the church and especially with the larger society. It seeks the welfare of the state and a fair society for all by engaging issues of common interest to build the common is Christian theology that talks with society not just to society. This is done by presenting the Christian position in a way that can be publicly.   This book by Ferguson is now 7 years old, but it remains an essential treatment of the Holy Spirit from a Reformed perspective. As Ferguson aptly notes early on, fascination with the work of the Holy Spirit has greatly increased in the last years in Christian circles, but knowledge and understanding of the Spirit Himself remains more elusive than ever it seems.5/5(5). For the majority of Christian denominations, the Holy Spirit, or Holy Ghost, is the third person of the Trinity: the Triune God manifested as God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit; each entity itself being God. Nontrinitarian Christians, who reject the doctrine of the Trinity, differ significantly from mainstream Christianity in their beliefs about the Holy Spirit.   Sinclair Ferguson – The Holy Spirit. If you can only afford one book on the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, Ferguson’s is the book to get. Ferguson, as always, combines theological depth with devotional warmth. A truly great book. John Owen – The Holy Spirit. In my opinion, John Owen is the greatest of the Puritan : Keith Mathison.