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Holiness and Ecclesiology in the New Testament
Brower, Kent†E. and Andy Johnson, editors

Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007 pp. xxiv + 385. $35.00


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

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Review by James M. Howard
Published 8/30/2008
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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