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In essentials unity : reflections on the nature and purpose of the church : in honor of Frederick R. Trost

Author: Frederick R Trost; M Douglas Meeks; Robert D Mutton
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Kirk House Publishers, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick R Trost; M Douglas Meeks; Robert D Mutton
ISBN: 1886513139 9781886513136
OCLC Number: 46732627
Description: 572 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Nature of the Church --
No Other Foundation / Hans-Jurgen Abromeit --
Viewing the Church in Stereoscope / Lee C. Barrett III --
Recognizing Unity / John E. Burkhart --
"What a Gift You Have Given Us" (A Prayer) / Mary Gafner --
The Church in the Shadow of the Cross or The Grand Irony / James D. Eckblad --
Ambassadors of Reconciliation / Christa Grengel --
On Being the Church after Christendom / Douglas John Hall --
"Salt and Light" (A Prayer) / Gerhard Linn --
Love Thy Niebuhr's Brother: Church as Polar Reality / John C. Helt --
Three Protestant Identities: The Ecclesiological Study of the Leuenberg Church Fellowship / Wilhelm Huffmeier --
The Gifts of Benedictine Monasticism to the Church / Joanne Kollasch, Lynne Smith, Mary David Walgenbach --
"Gathered Together" / John W. Lynes, Jr. --
"Lord of the Church and of All the World" (A Prayer) / Richard L. Christensen --
Proclaiming the Gospel: From Gutenberg to Cyberspace / M. Douglas Meeks --
"Extravagant Love! Amazing Grace!" (A Sermon) / Dorothy Heckner Mendonca --
Churchly Metaphor in These Times / Gaylord Noyce --
Relying on God's Choice: A Theology for Church Life / Richard H. Olmsted --
"Most Gracious Heavenly Father, We Thank Thee" (A Prayer) / Donald G. Bloesch --
The Church and Theological Education: An Essay to Honor Frederick Trost / Jack Stotts --
Confessional Identity: An Early Exchange / Theodore Louis Trost --
The Banner of the Heidelberg Catechism / Reinhard Ulrich --
"Almighty God, Who Moved upon the Face of the Deep" (A Prayer) / Barbara Kline Seamon --
The Way of Faithfulness / Richard S. Williams --
Challenges Facing Tomorrow's Church / Barbara Brown Zikmund --
The Centrality of Christ, the Word --
"Come My Way, My Truth, My Life" (A Prayer) / Edwin E. Beers --
Prayers from a Children's Hospital Chapel / Joseph Alden Bassett --
Christian Faith and Church in the Multi-Religious Marketplace / Hans Berthold --
A Defining Utterance on the Lips of the Tishbite / Walter Brueggemann --
"The Smell of Flesh" (A Sermon) / Herbert R. Davis --
Pass Along the Faith / Deborah Rahn Clemens --
Discipleship and the Church's Struggle for Justice and Peace / Richard D. Crane --
"Eternal God, Divine Mystery beyond Our Knowing" (A Prayer) / Thomas E. Dipko --
Christ the Center / Kathryn Greene-McCreight --
The Church of the Living Christ / Henry A. Gustafson --
"Ein Gebet zu Psalm 85" (A Prayer) / Gerhard Koslowsky --
The Word of Life / Paul L. Hammer --
"Christ, the Only Foundation" (A Sermon) / Ute Molitor --
The Promise behind the Purpose / Robert G. Hunsicker --
Discerning the Word: Scripture and the Ongoing Witness of the Spirit / Karl Allen Kuhn --
"Abounding in Steadfast Love and Faithfulness": The Old Testament as a Source for Christology / J. Clinton McCann, Jr. --
Preaching the Word of the Cross / Gail R. O'Day --
"Almighty and Eternal God, in Every Age and Land" (A Prayer) / Walter J. Olsen --
Jesus Christ and the Christian Vocation to Politeia / Stephen J. Patterson --
What is Meant by "Telling the Truth"? The Case of Dietrich Bonhoeffer / Carl J. Rasmussen --
"Dear God, Creator of the Universe" (A Prayer) / Max J. Rigert --
"Peace Be with You" (A Sermon) / Joachim Rogge --
Confessing Christ and the Unity of the Church / Nikolaus Schneider --
"Yes," "No," and "Prayer" / Bryan C. Sirchio --
"Majestic God, How Easily We Imagine Your Glory" (A Prayer) / Charles E. Mize --
Jesus Christ, the Word of God / Joanne Thomson --
"Word of Prayer, Word of God, You Give Us Words to Pray" (A Prayer) / Thomas O. Bentz --
"In the Beginning Was the Word" / Eugene S. Wehrli --
Music in Relation to the Centrality of Christ, the Word / Paul Westermeyer --
"God of Life and Breath" (A Prayer) / Susan R. Schneider-Adams --
Art --
"And You Are in Me" (John 14:20) / Thomas A. Duff --
Flight into Egypt / Thomas A. Duff --
Reflection / Jane Suddendorf --
Sanctuary / Jane Suddendorf --
Christ on the Sea of Galilee / Paul Gerhardt Trost --
Blessed Are the Merciful / Paul Gerhardt Trost --
Christ at Emmaus / Paul Gerhardt Trost --
The Lord's Supper / Paul Gerhardt Trost --
The Vocation of the Pastor --
Everything to Everyone: The Vocation of Christian Ministry / Raymond P. Adams --
On Becoming a Parson/Person / Browne Barr --
About You, among Others / Martha Ann Baumer --
"I Hear Your Voice Calling" (A Prayer) / Beth A. Faeth --
The Hospitality of Christ and the Church's Resurrection: A "Performed" Christology as Social Reformation / Mark S. Burrows --
Called to Ministry / Jake Close --
"O Lord, Give Us Pastors" (A Prayer) / Michael F. Hubbard --
By God's Mercy / Jon S. Enslin --
Prophet, Priest, and Pastor / James R. Gorman --
"Our Gracious and Eternal God" (A Prayer) / Mark H. Miller --
Social Witness Today: The Promise of Generous Orthodoxy / George Hunsinger --
"O God, Whose Gracious Will" (A Prayer) / Paul A. Quackenbush --
"Easter before Easter" (A Sermon) / F. Russell Mitman --
A Life That Belongs to God / Teruo Kawata --
The Role of Knees in the Vocation of the Pastor / David J. Michael --
"Strangers and Foreigners on the Earth" (A Prayer) / Jeffrey Suddendorf --
The Mission of the Pastor / Robert F. Morneau --
Shepherds of the Particular / David S. Moyer --
The Pastoral Office / Robert D. Mutton --
"Most Gracious God" (A Prayer) / Dorothy A. Palmer --
"The Glory of Ministry" (A Sermon) / Charles L. Copenhaver --
Reflections on the Pastoral Ministry and Service of Dietrich Bonhoeffer / F. Burton Nelson --
"You Have Called Us, O Lord" (A Prayer) / Douglas M. Pierce --
A Reformed View of the Servant Leader / William H. Rader --
Pastors in the Chain of Trust / Rembert G. Weakland --
In Earthen Vessels / Donald G. Nelson --
The Minister as Servant of the Word / Mark E. Yurs --
"I Come to this Time and Place" (A Prayer) / Denise Cole --
The Mission of the Community --
"Most Gracious and Merciful God" (A Prayer) / Gail A. O'Neal --
Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Confessing Church / Victoria J. Barnett --
Some Reflections on Conversion / Dale L. Bishop --
"Our Lord Jesus Christ" (A Prayer) / Iris Susen-Pilger --
Conspiring with Amos / Theodore A. Braun --
Public Witness: Word and Deed / W. Sterling Cary --
"As God Has Called You" (A Sermon) / David C. Chevrier --
"O Chamada para Missao" (A Prayer) / Barbara de Souza --
The Church in a Capitalist Society / Uwe Dittmer --
All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name / Jerry L. Folk --
The Healing of the Nations / Reinhard Groscurth --
"Oh Dios y Padre Nuestro" (A Prayer) / Samuel Ruiz Garcia --
The Child as Redeemer and Victim / Kristin Herzog --
Building the City of God / John Huebscher --
"God, Ever-loving and Ever-just" (A Prayer) / Shari K. Prestemon --
Baptism and It's "Shapeless" Protestants / Christoph Keienburg --
"O Most Compassionate and Enriching God" (A Prayer) / Thomas S. Neilsen --
The Church's Choice: Prophecy or Extinction / Daniel C. Maguire --
Are We Asking the Right Questions about Peace? / Charles McCollough --
Sanctuary: Radical Truths of Faith / Michael McConnell --
"O God, Whose Glory Shines" (A Prayer) / Wells B. Grogan --
With Confession and Assurance, Humility and Audacity / Mary Ann Neevel --
Word and Deed. Word in Deed. Word Indeed! / David L. Ostendorf --
"Holy, Holy, Holy Lord" (A Prayer) / Mark X. Pirazzini --
A Theology of Engagement and a Covenant of Community / Carmen Porco --
"Let Your Light Shine" (A Sermon) / Barbara Rudolph --
Remarks on Globalization / Max L. Stackhouse --
A Feast that Moves: Real and Missionary Presence in Lutheran-Reformed Full Communion / John H. Thomas --
"Lord Jesus, I Look at My Hands" (A Prayer) / Stephen P. Savides --
An Invitation to the World / Bennie Whiten, Jr. --
"You Have Been Good to Us" (A Prayer) / Bonnie B. Van Overbeke --
Living and Dying in the Community of the Church / Charles A. Wolfe --
Kirchengemeinshaft: A Covenant in Mission and Faith / Kenneth R. Ziebell --
"Eternal God, You Spoke" (A Prayer) / Hans Wilhelm Fricke-Hein --
Remembrances --
Waiting and Wonder / Christine M. Trost --
Frederick- Trost: The St. Pauls Years / Thomas R. Henry --
A Tribute to the Ministry of Frederick Trost / James Fellowes --
Confessing Christ Today / Gabriel Fackre --
The Great Facilitator Meets Herr Pastor Trost / John T. McFadden --
Companion in Faith / Robert Bock --
"O God, We Lift This Book" (A Prayer) / David J. Lawson --
Letter from a Friend / Norbert Kruppke --
Message of Friendship and Weg-Geleit / Lothar Schreiner.
Responsibility: M. Douglas Meeks & Robert D. Mutton, editors.


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