* A creative examination of recent trends in Pentecostal and charismatic theology---especially with regard to the displacement of Spirit baptism as Pentecostalism's central distinctive. Macchia examines the Spirit's work with the Son in fulfilling God's will; and shows how Pentecostalism's pneumatological emphases can balance Western Christianity's tendency to subordinate the Spirit to the Word. 304 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 304 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2005 Dimensions: 9.00 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0310252369 ISBN-13: 9780310252368 UPC: 025986252366 Availability: In Stock
Frank Macchia builds a comprehensive pneumatological foundation for theological renewal in the twenty-first century, interacting with many of the key theologians of the twentieth century and showing how contemporary trends in Pentecostal and charismatic thinking can aid the cause of ecumenism and global Christianity.
Frank D. Macchia (ThD, University of Basel, Switzerland) is professor of theology at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, California. He has served as president of the Society of Pentecostal Studies and is a member of the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches. Frank is senior editor of Pneuma: The Journal for the Society of Pentecostal Studies.