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  • 300 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2014
  • ISBN: FKAPICKEMSANCTIFICATIONEXPLOR9780830840625

Sanctification: Explorations in Theology and Practice

Kapic, Kelly M.

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Often treated like the younger sibling in theology, the doctrine of sanctification has spent the last few decades waiting not-so-patiently behind those doctrines viewed as more senior. With so much recent interest in ideas like election and justification, the question of holiness can often seem to be of secondary importance, and widespread misunderstanding of sanctification as moralism or undue human effort further impedes thoughtful engagement. But what if we have missed the boat on what sanctification really means for today's believer? The essays in this volume, which come out of a recent Edinburgh Dogmatics Conference, address this dilemma through biblical, historical, dogmatic and pastoral explorations. The contributors sink their teeth into positions like the "works" mentality or "justification by faith alone" and posit stronger biblical views of grace and holiness, considering key topics such as the image of God, perfection, union with Christ, Christian ethics and suffering. Eschewing any attempt to produce a unified proposal, the essays included here instead offer resources to stimulate an informed discussion within both church and academy.

Contributors

Henri Blocher, Julie Canlis, Ivor Davidson, James Eglinton, Brannon Ellis, Michael Horton, Kelly M. Kapic, Richard Lints, Bruce McCormack, Peter Moore, Oliver O'Donovan, and Derek Tidball.

About the Editor

Kelly M. Kapic is professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. He earned a PhD in systematic and historical theology at King's College, University of London and an MDiv at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. Kapic is the author or editor of numerous books such as A Little Book for New Theologians, God So Loved He Gave, Communion with God, and Mapping Modern Theology. Additionally, he has published articles in various journals, such as the International Journal of Systematic Theology, Westminster Theological Journal, Conversations in Religion and Theology, and Evangelical Quarterly.

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Publisher's Description

Often treated like the younger sibling in theology, the doctrine of sanctification has spent the last few decades waiting not-so-patiently behind those doctrines viewed as more senior. With so much recent interest in ideas like election and justification, the question of holiness can often seem to be of secondary importance, and widespread misunderstanding of sanctification as moralism or undue human effort further impedes thoughtful engagement. But what if we have missed the boat on what sanctification really means for today's believer? The essays in this volume, which come out of a recent Edinburgh Dogmatics Conference, address this dilemma through biblical, historical, dogmatic and pastoral explorations. The contributors sink their teeth into positions like the "works" mentality or "justification by faith alone" and posit stronger biblical views of grace and holiness, considering key topics such as the image of God, perfection, union with Christ, Christian ethics and suffering. Eschewing any attempt to produce a unified proposal, the essays included here instead offer resources to stimulate an informed discussion within both church and academy.

Contributors

Henri Blocher, Julie Canlis, Ivor Davidson, James Eglinton, Brannon Ellis, Michael Horton, Kelly M. Kapic, Richard Lints, Bruce McCormack, Peter Moore, Oliver O'Donovan, and Derek Tidball.

About the Editor

Kelly M. Kapic is professor of theological studies at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. He earned a PhD in systematic and historical theology at King's College, University of London and an MDiv at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. Kapic is the author or editor of numerous books such as A Little Book for New Theologians, God So Loved He Gave, Communion with God, and Mapping Modern Theology. Additionally, he has published articles in various journals, such as the International Journal of Systematic Theology, Westminster Theological Journal, Conversations in Religion and Theology, and Evangelical Quarterly.

  • Cover Type:
  • 300 Pages
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication Date: December 2014
  • ISBN: FKAPICKEMSANCTIFICATIONEXPLOR9780830840625