Beyond 400: Exploring Baptist Futures by David J. Cohen,Michael Parsons

By David J. Cohen,Michael Parsons

Baptists world wide lately celebrated four hundred years of historical past and witness. This quantity is a set of papers provided on the "Beyond four hundred" convention held in Perth, Western Australia, as a part of those celebrations. individuals have written from a huge diversity of views reflecting biblically and theologically at the considering and perform of Baptists some time past and current. those reflections shape a foundation for exploring how Baptists can functionality extra successfully in our modern global scenario and picture themselves sooner or later. Chapters variety from supplying old views to biblical and theological reflections on concerns which have been severe to Baptist trust and ministry. They study the center values that, traditionally, have exceptional Baptists in the broader context of the church and discover how those values may either underpin and play out in Baptist church buildings at the present time. Contributions mirror a company trust between either the presenters and attendees on the "Beyond four hundred" convention that Baptists not just have a destiny but additionally provide an important voice to our global. This voice is firmly in response to the problems that first brought on the Baptist stream a few four hundred years in the past, and the ongoing relevance of those concerns as they're reimagined for our modern situation.

"This is an incredibly wealthy dinner party of papers exploring the relevance and position of ecclesiological convictions and traditions in a post-denominational period. The lead articles by means of Nigel Wright and Martin Sutherland support the reader consider a part of the unique convention that birthed this book. Supplemented via a wealthy array of helping articles, the ultimate product is well timed and inspiration provoking-even prophetic."
--Brian Harris
Principal, Vose Seminary, Perth, Australia

"This booklet stretched my pondering and articulates destiny instructions for Baptists around the globe. As a Baptist denominational chief, I relish its place denomination isn't a church yet quite a source and repair supplier permitting neighborhood church buildings to satisfy their mission."
--Mark Wilson
Director of Ministries, Baptist church buildings Western Australia

David Cohen is Head of religious study and Lecturer in Hebrew Bible, at Vose Seminary, Perth, Western Australia. He has written in regards to the relevance of lament Psalms for worship and pastoral care in textual content and activity: Scripture and undertaking (2005) and, including Michael Parsons, edited On Eagles' Wings: An Exploration of power in the middle of weak spot (Wipf & inventory, 2008).

Michael Parsons, officially Director of Postgraduate study at Vose Seminary, is now affiliate examine Fellow at Spurgeon's collage, London. he's the writer of Luther and Calvin on previous testomony Narratives (2004), Reformation Marriage (2005), Calvin's Preaching at the Prophet Micah (2006), and Martin Luther's Interpretation of the Royal Psalms (2009), and editor of textual content and job: Scripture and undertaking (2005).

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