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An ecclesiastical republic : church government in the writings of George Gillespie

Author: W D J McKay
Publisher: Carlisle, Cumbria, U.K. : Published for Rutherford House by Paternoster Press, 1997.
Series: Rutherford studies., Series one,, Historical theology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Named Person: George Gillespie; George Gillespie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W D J McKay
ISBN: 0946068607 9780946068609
OCLC Number: 38569275
Description: 327 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Historical background --
Outline of the life of Gillespie --
1. The Jewish background to church government --
The unity of the Testaments --
Gillespie's general approach --
Church and state formally distinct --
Distinct ecclesiastical and civil governments --
Ecclesiastical excommunication --
The significance of 'cutting off' --
Casting out of the synagogue --
Public repentance --
Exclusion from public ordinances of worship --
Answers to Prynne and Erastus --
Conclusion 2. The headship of Christ --
A brotherly examination --
Christ the sole head of the church --
The nature of the mediatorial kingship --
Theological difficulties in Gillespie's view of Christ's kingship --
3. The courts of the church --
The nature of ecclesiastical power --
The elements of ecclesiastical power --
The necessity for graded courts --
Divine-right Presbyterianism --
'Divine right' applied to synods --
The pattern of ecclesiastical courts --
4. The offices of particular churches Part I: Ministers --
Varieties of elders --
The offices of minister --
Extraordinary officers 5. The officers of particular churches Part II: Elders --
Arguments for ruling elders --
Who are ruling elders? --
Conclusions regarding the identity of ruling elders --
Ruling elders in church courts --
The ordination of ruling elders --
6. The exercise of church discipline --
The issues stated --
The evidence of Matthew 18:15-17 --
The evidence of I Corinthians 5 --
Judas and the Last Supper --
Is the Lord's Supper a converting ordinance? --
Admonition insufficient --
Conclusion --
Gillespie in the seventeenth century context --
Church and ministry today.
Series Title: Rutherford studies., Series one,, Historical theology.
Other Titles: Church government in the writings of George Gillespie
Responsibility: W.D.J. McKay.

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