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Ecclesiology - Doctrine of the Church

On-line Resource "Focus: 4. What is the Church?" Foundations 16 (Spring 1986): 2-6.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John H. Armstrong, "Editor's Introduction The Church: Why Bother?" Reformation & Revival 7.1 (Winter 1998): 7-19.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Paul D. Avis, "Ecclesiology," A.E. McGrath, ed. The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Modern Christian Thought. Oxford / Cambridge, MA: Blackwell 1993. pp.127-34.
On-line Resource Paul Avis, Church Drawing Near: An Applied Theology of Mission and Ministry. Edinburgh: Continuum International Publishing Group - T & T Clark, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0567089681. pp.224. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Banks: Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Cultural SettingRobert Banks, Paul's Idea of Community: The Early House Churches in Their Cultural Setting. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers, 1994. Pbk. ISBN: 1565630505. pp.233. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource James Bannerman, The Church of Christ, 2 Vols. Edinburgh, 1868. Rerpinted: London: Banner of Truth, 1974. Hbk. ISBN: 0851511864.
On-line Resource G.C. Berkhouwer, The Church. Grand Rapids, 1976.
On-line Resource Bloesch: The ChurchDonald Bloesch, The Church, Christian Foundations. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2002. Hbk. ISBN: 0830814167. pp.300. { CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource C.J. Botha, "The offices in the early church history," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 110-123, View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Gerry Breshears, "The Body Of Christ: Prophet, Priest Or King?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 37.1 (1994): 3-26.
On-line Resource In God's Community. Essays on the Church and Its MinistryF.F. Bruce, "Lessons from the Early Church," David J. Ellis & W. Ward Gasque, eds., In God's Community. Essays on the Church and Its Ministry. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1979. Pbk. ISBN: 0720804116. pp.153-168..
On-line Resource L. Cerfaux, The Church in the Theology of Paul. New York, 1959.
Article in Journal or Book Edmund P. Clowney, "Toward a Biblical Doctrine of the Church," Westminster Theological Journal 31.1 (1968): 22-81.
On-line Resource John E. Colwell, "A Radical Church: a Reappraisal of Anabaptist Ecclesiology," Tyndale Bulletin 38 (1987): 119-141.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Yves M.-J Congar, "The Church: The People of God," Concilium 1 (1965): 7-19.
On-line Resource Peter Cotterell, "Salvation as Corporate Experience in the Church," European Journal of Theology 4.1 (1995): 55-66.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Who Runs the Church? 4 Views on Church GovernmentSteven B. Cowan, gen. ed. Who Runs the Church? 4 Views on Church Government. Counterpoints series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2004. Pbk. ISBN: 0310246075. pp.320. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Geoffrey S.R. Cox, "The Emerging Organization of the Church in the New Testament, and the Limitations Imposed Thereon," The Evangelical Quarterly 38.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1966): 22-39.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource D.R. Denton, "Further Reflections on 'Some Pauline Pictures of the Church'," The Evangelical Quarterly 54.3 (Jul.-Sept. 1982): 147-150.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Article in Journal or Book Avery Dulles, "The Church as One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic," Evangelical Review of Theology 23.1 (1999): 14-28.
On-line Resource Dulles: Models of the ChurchAvery Dulles, Models of the Church. Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc., 2000. Pbk. ISBN: 0385133685. pp.256. {CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource R. Newton Flew, Jesus and His Church. Carlisle: STL, 1998. Pbk. ISBN: 0853648778. pp.272. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource L. Floor, "Church order in the Pastoral Epistles," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 81-91. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John M. Frame, Evangelical Reunion: Denominations and the Body of Christ. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0801035600. pp.185. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Herbert Giesbrecht [1925-1992], "The Evangelist John's Conception of the Church as delineated in his Gospel," The Evangelical Quarterly 58.2 (Apr.-June 1986): 101-119.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the copyright holder of this article without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
Article in Journal or Book Kevin N. Giles, "The Church in the Gospel of Luke," Scottish Journal of Theology 34 (1981): 121-
On-line Resource Kevin Giles, "In Luke an Exponent of 'Early Protestantism'?" The Evangelical Quarterly 54.4 (Oct.-Dec. 1982): 193-206.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource Kevin Giles, "Is Luke an Exponent of 'Early Protestantism'? Church Order in the Lukan Writings," The Evangelical Quarterly 55.1 (Jan.-Feb. 1983): 3-20. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book Stanley Hauerwas, "What Could It Mean for the Church to be Christ's Body?" Scottish Journal of Theology 48 (1995): 1-
Article in Journal or Book Nicholas M. Healy, "Karl Barth's ecclesiology reconsidered," Scottish Journal of Theology 57 (2004): 287-
Article in Journal or Book Philip J. Hefner, "The Church," P. Hodgson & R. King, eds. Christian Theology. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1982. pp.223-47.
On-line Resource Hellerman: The Ancient Church as FamilyJoseph H. Hellerman, The Ancient Church as Family. Minneaplois, MN: Augsburg Fortress Publishers, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0800632486. pp.224. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource J.A. Heyns, The Church. Pretoria, 1980.
On-line Resource Kuiper: The Glorious Body of ChristR.B. Kuiper, The Glorious Body of Christ. London: The Banner of Truth Trust, 1983. Pbk. ISBN: 0851513689. pp.383. { CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Hans Küng, The Church. Continuum International Publishing Group - Burns & Oates, 1992. Pbk. ISBN: 0860121992. pp.516. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource H.A. Lombard, "Charisma and church office," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 31-52. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource The Church in Emerging Culture: Five PerspectivesLeonard Sweet, ed. The Church in Emerging Culture: Five Perspectives. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003. Pbk. ISBN: 0310254876. pp.272. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource McGrath: Christian Theology: An IntroductionAlister E. McGrath, Christian Theology: An Introduction, 3rd edn. Cambridge, MA / Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. Pbk. ISBN: 0631225285. pp.656. { CBD} {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Kevin McNamara, ed. Vatican Two: The Constitution on the Church. A Theological and Pastoral Commentary. Hardcover (1 June, 1968) Franciscan Press, 1968. Hbk. ISBN: 0685109739.
On-line Resource F.S. Malan, "The relationship between apostolate and office in the theology of Paul," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 53-68. View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book T.W. Manson, "The New Testament Basis of the Doctrine of the Church," The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 1.1 (1950): 1-11.
On-line Resource I. Howard Marshall, "Church and Temple in the New Testament," Tyndale Bulletin 40.2 (1989): 203-222. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource David W. Middleton, "The Church: The Body of Christ," The Evangelical Quarterly 31.2 (1959): 82-89.View in PDF format pdf [All reasonable efforts have been made to contact the current copyright holfer without success. If you hold the rights, please contact me]
On-line Resource Paul Minear, Images of the Church in the New Testament. Philadelphia, 1950 / London: Lutterworth Press, 1961. pp.294.
Audio Resource - usually mp3 format A Pillar and Foundation of Truth: God, Order, and Gender Roles in the Church (David P. Nelson & Lorraine Coker)
On-line Resource Newbigen: The Household of GodLesslie Newbigin, The Household of God. Carlisle: Paternoster Press. Pbk. ISBN: 0853649359. pp.223. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Colm O'Grady, The Church in Catholic Theology: Dialogue with Karl Barth. London: Geoffrey Chapman / Washington, DC: Corpus Books, 1969. pp. x + 388.
Article in Journal or Book James I Packer, "The Nature of the Church," Carl F. Henry, ed., Basic Christian Doctrines, 1962. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1975. Pbk. ISBN: 0801040337. pp.241-47. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book James I Packer, "Fellowship: The Theological Basis," Christian Graduate 16.3 (1963): 7-11.
Article in Journal or Book James I Packer, "One Body in Christ: The Doctrine and Expression of Christian Unity," Churchman 80.1 (1966): 16-26.
On-line Resource Andrew Perriman, "'His body, which is the church...' Coming to Terms with Metaphor," The Evangelical Quarterly 62.2 (Apr.-June 1990): 123-142.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder] [Colossians 1:24]
On-line Resource Davorin Peterlin, "Paul's Letter to the Philippians in the Light of Disunity in the Church," Tyndale Bulletin 45.1 (1994): 207-210. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource G.M.M. Peiser, "Women and ecclesiastical ministries in Paul," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 92-109. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource I.J. du Plessis, "The rule of Christ and the rule in the church," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 20-30. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Earl D. Radmacher, What the Church Is All About: A Biblical and Historical Study. Chicago: Moody Press, 1978.
On-line Resource W. Stanford Reid, "The New Testament Belief in an Old Testament Church," The Evangelical Quarterly 24.4 (Oct. 1952): 194-205.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource J.H. Roberts, "Ekklesia in Acts - Linguistic and Theology: A Venture in Methodology," Neotestamentica 7.1 (1973): 73-94.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource J.H. Roberts, "Can church offices be founded in Paul?" Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 1-19. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Wes Roberts & Glen Marshall. Reclaiming God’s Original Intent for the Church. Colorado Springs: Navpress, 2004.
On-line Resource D.W.B. Robinson, The Church of God: Its Form and Unity. Punchbowl, NSW: Jordan Books, 1965.
On-line Resource Brian S. Rosner, "'Drive out the wicked person': A Biblical Theology of Exclusion," The Evangelical Quarterly 71.1 (Jan.-Mar. 1999): 25-36. View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book Gorden Rupp, "Luther and the Doctrine of the Church," Scottish Journal of Theology 9 (1956): 384-
On-line Resource Mark Saucy, "Evangelicals, Catholics, and Orthodox Together: Is the Church The Extension of the Incarnation?" Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, 43.2 (2000): 193-212.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Michael Schmaus, Dogma 4: The Church: Its Origins and Structure. Christian Classics, 1984. Pbk. ISBN: 0870611011. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Schmaus, Dogma, Vol 5Michael Schmaus, Dogma 5: The Church as Sacrament. Continuum International Publishing Group - Sheed & Ward, 1975. Pbk. ISBN: 0722075367. pp.318. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Edward Schillebeeckx, The Church: The Human Story of God. New York: Crosroad, 1990. Hbk. ISBN: 082451050X. pp.268. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Segundo: Salt, Leaven and LightJuan Luis Segundo, Salt, Leaven and Light: The Community Called Church. The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1997. Pbk. ISBN: 0824516664. pp.264. {Amazon.com}
Article in Journal or Book Robert Smith, "The Relevance of the Old Testament for the Doctrine of the Church," Scottish Journal of Theology 5 (1952): 14-
On-line Resource Alan Stibbs, God's Church. Great Doctrines of the Bible. Leicester: Inter-Varsity Press, 1959. Pbk. ISBN: 0851105017. pp.128.
Article in Journal or Book William Strawson, "God's Purpose for the Church," Scottish Journal of Theology 20 (1967): 397-
On-line Resource Neil Summerton, A Noble Task: Eldership and Ministry in the Local Church, 2nd edn. Milton Keynes: The Paternoster Press, 1994. Pbk. ISBN. 978-0-85364-515-3. pp.213.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
On-line Resource George H. Tavard, The Church, Community of Salvation: An Ecumenical Christology. New Theology Studies. Michael Glazier Books, 1992. Pbk. ISBN: 0814657893. pp.264. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource Max Turner, "Ecclesiology in the Major 'Apostolic' Restorationist Churches in the United Kingdom," Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 83-108.View in PDF format pdf
Article in Journal or Book Dan O. Via, "The Church as the Body of Christ in the Gospel of Matthew," Scottish Journal of Theology 11 (1958): 271-
Article in Journal or Book Dan O. Via, "Darkessn, Christ and the Church in the Fourth Gospel," Scottish Journal of Theology 14 (1961): 172-
On-line Resource J.L. de Villiers, "Indications of church rule or government in Pauline parenetic material," Neotestamentica 10.1 (1976): 69-80. View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Miroslav Volf, "The Church as a Prophetic Community and a Sign of Hope," European Journal of Theology 2.1 (1993): 9-30.View in PDF format pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]
Article in Journal or Book Miroslav Volf, "The Nature of the Church," Evangelical Review of Theology 26.1 (2002): 68-75.
Article in Journal or Book G.S.M. Walker, "Calvin and the Church," Scottish Journal of Theology 16 (1963): 371-
On-line Resource Malcolm B. Yarnell III, "Ecclesiology in the Pastoral Epistles," Midwestern Journal of Theology 2.1 (Fall 2003): 54-63.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource Fred G. Zaspel, "The Apostolic Model For Christian Ministry: An Analysis Of 1 Corinthians 2:1-5," Reformation & Revival 7.1 (Winter 1998): 21-34.View in PDF format pdf
On-line Resource John D. Zizioulas, Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church. :Contemporary Greek Theologians Series. New York: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1991. Pbk. ISBN: 0881410292. pp.269. {Amazon.com}
On-line Resource H.C. van Zyl, "The evolution of church leadership in the New Testament - a new consensus?" Neotestamentica 32.2 (1998): 585-604.View in PDF format pdf

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