This book provides a thorough and even-handed discussion of key charismatic issues. Howard Marshall called it "an excellent book which could do much to bring together charismatics and noncharismatics in a common understanding and experience of the Spirit."
The charismatic idea is one of evangelicalism's most troublesome issues. In "Showing the Spirit" respected New Testament Scholar D.A. Carson addresses both sides of the matter by expounding on the crucial passage, 1 Corinthians 12-14. Carson's even-handed consideration of nuances in the Greek Text challenge the presuppositions held by both sides of the matter. (54)
D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, and is the author or editor of more than fifty books, including The God Who Is There and How Long, O Lord? He is one of the founders of The Gospel Coalition and an active guest lecturer in academic and church settings around the world.
D. A. Carson (PhD, University of Cambridge) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author or editor of more than forty books.
Partisans on both sides of charismatic issues are challenged by the even-handed consideration of nuances in the Greek text in these three crucial chapters.