Description: Throughout the biblical story, the people of God are expected to embody Godís holy character publicly. Therefore, holiness is a theological and ecclesial issue prior to being a matter of individual piety. Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament offers serious engagement with a variety of New Testament and Qumran documents in order to stimulate churches to imagine anew what it might mean to be a publicly identifiable people who embody Godís very character in their particular social setting.
Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Literature
Review by James M. Howard
Citation: James M. Howard, review of Kent E. Brower and Andy Johnson, eds., Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2008).
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