skip to content
Why Church? : a Basic Introduction. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Why Church? : a Basic Introduction.

Author: Scott W Sunquist; Richard J Mouw
Publisher: Westmont : InterVarsity Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Is a church just something we create to serve our purposes or to maintain old traditions? Or is it something more vital, more meaningful, and more powerful? In this introduction to the nature of the local church, historian and missionary Scott Sunquist brings us a portrait of the church in motion, clarifying the two primary purposes of the church: worship and witness.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sunquist, Scott W.
Why Church? : A Basic Introduction.
Westmont : InterVarsity Press, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott W Sunquist; Richard J Mouw
ISBN: 9780830872350 0830872353
OCLC Number: 1104714560
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Richard J. Mouw; Acknowledgments; 1-Church: Only Two Purposes; 2-How Did We Get Here? From the Jesus Movement, to Christendom, to Post-Christendom; 3-Come; 4-Stand; 5-Kneel; 6-Sit; 7-Go; 8-Healthy Body Movement; Epilogue: What We Did Not Talk About; Notes; Subject Index; Scripture Index; Praise for Why Church?; About the Author; More Titles from InterVarsity Press

Abstract:

Is a church just something we create to serve our purposes or to maintain old traditions? Or is it something more vital, more meaningful, and more powerful? In this introduction to the nature of the local church, historian and missionary Scott Sunquist brings us a portrait of the church in motion, clarifying the two primary purposes of the church: worship and witness.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1104714560> # Why Church? : a Basic Introduction.
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "1104714560" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Place/westmont> ; # Westmont
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Person/mouw_richard_j> ; # Richard J. Mouw
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Person/sunquist_scott_w> ; # Scott W. Sunquist
    schema:datePublished "2019" ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Richard J. Mouw; Acknowledgments; 1-Church: Only Two Purposes; 2-How Did We Get Here? From the Jesus Movement, to Christendom, to Post-Christendom; 3-Come; 4-Stand; 5-Kneel; 6-Sit; 7-Go; 8-Healthy Body Movement; Epilogue: What We Did Not Talk About; Notes; Subject Index; Scripture Index; Praise for Why Church?; About the Author; More Titles from InterVarsity Press"@en ;
    schema:description "Is a church just something we create to serve our purposes or to maintain old traditions? Or is it something more vital, more meaningful, and more powerful? In this introduction to the nature of the local church, historian and missionary Scott Sunquist brings us a portrait of the church in motion, clarifying the two primary purposes of the church: worship and witness."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/9028435039> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#CreativeWork/why_church_a_basic_introduction> ;
    schema:name "Why Church? : a Basic Introduction."@en ;
    schema:productID "1104714560" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1104714560#PublicationEvent/westmont_intervarsity_press_2019> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Agent/intervarsity_press> ; # InterVarsity Press
    schema:url <https://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=5787837> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830872350> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1104714560> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Agent/intervarsity_press> # InterVarsity Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "InterVarsity Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Person/mouw_richard_j> # Richard J. Mouw
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Mouw" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard J." ;
    schema:name "Richard J. Mouw" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#Person/sunquist_scott_w> # Scott W. Sunquist
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sunquist" ;
    schema:givenName "Scott W." ;
    schema:name "Scott W. Sunquist" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/9028435039#CreativeWork/why_church_a_basic_introduction>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Why Church? : A Basic Introduction." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1104714560> ; # Why Church? : a Basic Introduction.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780830872350>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0830872353" ;
    schema:isbn "9780830872350" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.