|The Barnabas Ministry
& the Stone-Campbell Movement
Edited by William R. Baker (InterVarsity Press, Downers Grove, IL. 2002). 256 pages.
Over the past few years, there has been an increasing activity among scholars in the Stone-Campbell movement and scholars in the evangelical world and in the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS). This book presents key essays presented to the ETS by restoration movement scholars and responses from an evangelical perspective. The essays are on the following topics:
The interested reader will notice that these topics (conversion theology and the church) are very close to the heart of the restoration ideals of Campbell and Stone, and close to the heart of restoration movement churches themselves.
These essays are presented in a readable yet scholarly
a variety of perspectives: Church of Christ, Christian Church, and
Such a dialog is necessary and beneficial. To those of us in the ICC,
discussion helps us take a step back from all of the day-to-day matters
and gain a much-needed scholarly and historical perspective of these
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