[ BOOKS ] ✪ New Testament Faith for Today Author Amos N. Wilder – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

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New Testament Faith for Today Description What Was The Faith Behind The Proclamations Of Jesus, The Message Of Paul, And The Johannine Witness And How Can It Be Recovered Today This Penetrating And Provocative Book Seeks To Probe The Various Formulations Of Religious Faith In The New Testament With A View To Recovering The Real Essence And Genius Of Christianity Today Dr Wilder Sees Three Principal Strains Often Harmonious But Sometimes Disparate In New Testament Faith The Proclamations Of Jesus, The Message Of Paul, And The Witness Of John The Evangelist First, He Studies What Has Happened To Our Faith Since Its Original Message Emerged From The Concrete Historical Act And The Resultant Community Of Experience In The Time Since, Flesh And Spirit, As Well As Humanity And Divinity, Have Come To Be Regarded As Mutually Exclusive, Making It Necessary For Scientific Humanism To Develop A Language Of Its Own For Religion Has Lost Communication With It Jesus Message, However, Was A Total Claim And A Total Hope, A Prophetic Forecast Of Human Destiny Paul, Though He Spoke A Different Language And Used Different Symbols, Laid The Groundwork For An Epochal Revolution Of The Race John, For His Part, Emphasized Eternal Life Here And Now And Previsioned A Christian Freedom Dr Wilder Ends With A Stirring Plea For A Postliberal Viewpoint That Will Recover The Insights Of The Past Without Its Mythology And Terminology.