Published August 2006
by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English
|Contributions||Paul Avis (Foreword)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||275|
Towards Baptist Catholicity contends that the reconstruction of the Baptist vision requires a retrieval of the ancient ecumenical traditions/5. 'Towards Baptist Catholicity: Essays on Tradition and the Baptist Vision' contends that the reconstruction of the Baptist vision in the wake of modernity's dissolution requires a retrieval of the ancient ecumenical tradition that forms Christian identity . Towards Baptist Catholicity () by Steven R. Harmon. Title: Towards Baptist Catholicity By: Steven R. Harmon Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Wipf & Stock Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound 5 ounces ISBN: ISBN Series: Paternoster Studies in Baptist History and Thought Pages: My hope is to write a follow up piece to this review which unpacks some of the more personal context surrounding why this book resonated the way it did, but that would not fit into a review of the book itself. Towards Baptist Catholicity is a collection of various essays, most of which come out of prior papers and lectures Harmon presented, now collected together and reworked to be coherent .
"Towards Baptist Catholicity: Essays on Tradition and the Baptist Vision contends that the reconstruction of the Baptist vision in the wake of modernity's dissolution requires a retrieval of the /5(30). Rather, the envisioned retrieval of catholicity in the liturgy, theology, and catechesis of Baptist churches is rooted in a recovery of the surprisingly catholic ecclesial outlook of the earliest Baptists, an outlook that has become obscured by more recent modern reinterpretations of the Baptist vision and that provides Baptist precedent for a more intentional movement towards Baptist catholicity today. I recently read Steve Harmon’s Toward Baptist Catholicity: Essays on Tradition and the Baptist Vision. I’m beginning some sustained work with my friend and colleague Luke Stamps on Baptist life and its relationship to the larger Christian tradition, and Harmon’s collection of essays is one of the most prominent works on the subject. In this post I hope to affirm much in Harmon’s book, but . In a paper presentation that served as the basis of a published essay that in turn was revised as the first chapter of Towards Baptist Catholicity, I employed “catholic Baptist” as a descriptor for an emerging movement among younger Baptist theologians who have been dissatisfied with the theological categories bequeathed by the recurring skirmishes of the twentieth-century .
Towards Baptist Catholicity book note The current issue of the Baptist World magazine published by the Baptist World Alliance includes a brief review of Towards Baptist Catholicity on p. Foreword - Paul Avis 1. 'Catholic Baptists' and the New Horzion of Tradition in Baptist Theology 2. Baptist Understandings of Theological Authority: A North American Perspective 3. The Authority of the Community (of All the Saints): Towards a Postmodern Baptist Hermeneutic of Tradition 4. Baptist Confessions of Faith and the Patristic Tradition 5. Evangelical Baptist Catholicity: A Manifesto* By R. Lucas Stamps and Matthew Y. Emerson 1. We affirm the ontological priority of the Triune God and the epistemological priority of his inspired, inerrant, and infallible Word. Christian faith begins, is carried forth, and ends in God—in his being and works—and is made known to us in Holy Scripture. Matthew Y. Emerson and R. Lucas Stamps, “Towards an Evangelical Baptist Catholicity,” Journal of Baptist Studies 7 (): Presentations: R. Lucas Stamps, “The Christic Meaning of Marriage and the Order of God’s Decrees,” Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society, Atlanta, Georgia.