The Good Works Reader  -     By: Thomas C. Oden
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The Good Works Reader

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2006 / Paperback

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* The curious relationship of good works to faith has sparked controversy from the earliest church to the present. Mining the riches of the first five centuries of Christian history, Oden's masterly compilation examines questions regarding the poor, the outcast, the imprisoned, deeds vs. words, and more. A splendid resource for anybody involved in ministries of compassion! 390 pages, softcover from Eerdmans.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 390
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0802840310
ISBN-13: 9780802840318
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Often considered one of the sparks that ignited the Reformation, the place of "works" in the Christian life is still debated. In this volume distinguished theologian Thomas Oden draws together Christian teaching from across the centuries to provide a comprehensive witness on this essential topic.

Oden listens to the timeless teaching of the patristic writers, the theologians who defined orthodoxy in the first five centuries after Christ. His listening extends not only to well-known fathers such as Augustine, Irenaeus, and Eusebius, but also to lesser-known yet no less important fathers such as Oecumenius, Pseudo-Basil, and Peter Chrysologus. Oden's masterly compendium of classic Christian teaching covers treatment of the poor, the outcast, the imprisoned, and "the least of these." Anyone involved in any ministry of compassion will find stunning spiritual resources here.

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