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By Michael B. Thompson
What's the Church? probably extra importantly, what's it intended to be? How did its earliest contributors comprehend this physique of which that they had turn into a part?This is a textbook selection of fifteen essays by means of a global crew of recent testomony specialists. they create jointly a dynamic diversity of views on how the early Christians considered the Church: its origins, function and relation to Jewish Scriptures and to Jesus Christ; its position on the planet and in God's plan; its group existence and worship, in concept and in perform.
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