The Love of God  -     Edited By: Christopher W. Morgan, Robert A. Peterson
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Our understanding of the love of God has been tragically distorted. Instead of the true, biblical depiction of God's love, we encounter a comfortable, watered-down and sentimentalized version. This volume from the Theology in Community series has been designed to help readers truly grasp what it means to confess that "God is love.

Featuring contributions from well-known evangelical scholars, this multi-disciplinary study presents the biblical view of the love of God from the perspectives of systematic theology, biblical theology, apologetics, pastoral theology, and ethics. The contributors-including D. A. Carson, Andreas J. Kvstenberger, Raymond C. Ortlund Jr., Robert L. Plummer, and many others-address a variety of issues related to how God's love is expressed in the Old and New Testaments, the Trinity, apologetics, Christian living, social justice, and more.

As the name of the series may suggest,Theology in Community, aims to promote clear thinking on and godly responses to historic and theological issues. This theological and biblical study is composed in community, seeking to demonstrate that theology is meant to be done in teams. The community of theologians is comprised of leading evangelical scholars, from a variety of denominational backgrounds and life experiences, each of whom brings their unique expertise to bear on a biblical and theological topic from a variety of theological perspectives. Written from a high view of Scripture with robust evangelical conviction and pastoral pathos, these volumes provide for pastors, leaders and laypeople up-to-date resources for exploring both theology and practice with accessible depth.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Vendor: Crossway
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
ISBN: 1433539047
ISBN-13: 9781433539046
Series: Theology in Community

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Christopher W. Morgan (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) is a professor of theology and the dean of the School of Christian Ministries at California Baptist University. He is the author or editor of sixteen books, including several volumes in the Theology in Community series.

D. A. Carson (PhD, Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has taught since 1978. He is a cofounder of the Gospel Coalition and has written or edited nearly 120 books. He and his wife, Joy, have two children and live in the north suburbs of Chicago.

Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. is the pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including the Preaching the Word commentary on Isaiah, as well as a contributor to the ESV Study Bible. He and his wife, Jani, have four children.

Andreas J. Köstenberger (PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) is the senior research professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He is a prolific author, distinguished evangelical scholar, and editor of the Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society. He is the founder of Biblical Foundations, a ministry devoted to restoring the biblical foundations of the home and the church. Köstenberger and his wife have four children.

C. D. "Jimmy" Agan III (PhD, Aberdeen University) is professor of New Testament and director of homiletics at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He is the author of The Imitation of Christ in the Gospel of Luke: Growing in Christlike Love for God and Neighbor.

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