Re-imaging election divine election as representing God to others and others to God

Here is a fresh look at one of the Reformed tradition's most controversial and defining doctrines: election. In conversation with John Owen and Karl Barth, Suzanne McDonald argues that acknowledging the significance of "representation"-- representing God to others and others to God --...

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Main Author: McDonald, Suzanne 1973-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Grand Rapids, Mich. [u.a.] Eerdmans c2010
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Election / Reformed theology
B Owen, John 1616-1683 / Election / Barth, Karl 1886-1968
Further subjects:B Election (Theology) / History of doctrines
B Reformed Church / Doctrines / History / 17th century
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Summary:Here is a fresh look at one of the Reformed tradition's most controversial and defining doctrines: election. In conversation with John Owen and Karl Barth, Suzanne McDonald argues that acknowledging the significance of "representation"-- representing God to others and others to God -- is key to understanding the nature and purpose of election. Re-imaging election investigates anew the scriptural contours of election and, especially, the prominent role of the Holy Spirit. Election, McDonald says, is not only "in Christ" but also "by the Spirit
Here is a fresh look at one of the Reformed tradition's most controversial and defining doctrines: election. In conversation with John Owen and Karl Barth, Suzanne McDonald argues that acknowledging the significance of "representation"-- representing God to others and others to God -- is key to understanding the nature and purpose of election. Re-imaging election investigates anew the scriptural contours of election and, especially, the prominent role of the Holy Spirit. Election, McDonald says, is not only "in Christ" but also "by the Spirit
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references.
Erscheinungsjahr in Vorlageform:c2010.
ISBN:0802864082