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Diakonia : re-interpreting the ancient sources

Author: John N Collins
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
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This is a comprehensive study of the Greek word 'diakonia', from which the word 'deacon' is derived. Diakonia and its cognates appear frequently throughout the New Testament, but its precise meaning has long been disputed.
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Collins, John N. (John Neil), 1931-
Diakonia.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)625199262
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John N Collins
ISBN: 0195060679 9780195060676 9780195396027 0195396022 9780199852383 0199852383
OCLC Number: 20057074
Description: xv, 368 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Assumptions --
The Latter-Day servant church --
The servant Son of Man --
The early servant church --
Non-Christian sources --
The go-between --
Word --
Deed --
House and table --
A question of diplomacy --
In the language of the Papyri --
First Christian writings --
Spokesmen and emissaries of Heaven --
Emissaries in the church --
Commissions under God, church, and spirit --
Deacons --
The gospels.
Responsibility: John N. Collins.
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A detailed study of the Greek word "diakonia", from which the word deacon is derived. The author argues that the word does not mean servant, as previously supposed, but emissary or messenger, a  Read more...

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