Covenant-Making: The Fabric of Relationship by Charles J. Conniry,Laura K. Simmons

By Charles J. Conniry,Laura K. Simmons

This assortment explores the important theological suggestion of covenant. it's been produced in honor of Dr. R. Larry Shelton, revered student and liked husband, father, colleague, and buddy. Covenant--the unifying subject of this book--is an issue to which Dr. Shelton committed huge cognizance over his forty-five-year occupation as a pupil and instructor. His 2006 booklet, Cross and Covenant: analyzing the Atonement for twenty first Century Mission, stands as essentially the most incisive remedies of the atonement from a covenantal standpoint. The members of this quantity include Shelton's present colleagues at George Fox Evangelical Seminary, people with whom he served in different associations, and buddies and previous scholars whose imaginative and prescient of covenant Shelton encouraged. those writers display that no matter if one considers such various subject material as atonement conception, the church's undertaking, the discernment of (prophetic) spirits, non-western ontologies, soteriology, biblical interpretation, sanctification, theodicy, relations lifestyles, or theology right, one's knowing is poor with no giving due attention to the position of covenant relationality.

"Covenant isn't really, unfortunately, universal language anymore, changed via the court docket instead of courting. This accumulating of writings in honor of Larry Shelton's life's paintings on 'covenant' is either educational and functional, exploratory and targeted. For me in my opinion, the bankruptcy written via Randy S. Woodley on my own is definitely worth the fee of ten admissions."
--William Paul younger, writer of The Shack

"By definition, a real masterpiece has no version. those unique essays show a masterpiece--Larry Shelton's scholarship at the atonement and Larry Shelton himself, who has a matchless present for falling in, now not out, with people."
--Leonard candy, writer of Giving Blood

"This inspiring paintings is a becoming tribute to either a compassionate theologian and a superb instance of a person. no matter if in his considerate paintings within the move and covenant, or his advocacy for where of indigenous North american citizens within the paintings of the academy, Larry Shelton's voice has been a constant name no longer just to educate approximately Jesus, yet to dwell what he taught."
--Terry LeBlanc, govt Director of the North American Institute for Indigenous Theological stories (NAIITS)

Charles J. Conniry, Jr. is vp and Dean of George Fox Evangelical Seminary. he's the writer of Soaring within the Spirit (2007). Laura okay. Simmons is Professor of Christian Ministries at GFES. She is the writer of Creed with no Chaos: Exploring Theology within the Writings of Dorothy L. Sayers (2005).

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