Christ and Controversy: The Person of Christ in by Alan P.F. Sell

By Alan P.F. Sell

What could occur while Christians take doctrine heavily? One attainable resolution is that the form of churchly existence "on the floor" should be considerably altered. This pioneering examine is either an account of the doctrine of the individual of Christ because it has been expounded by way of the theologians of historical English and Welsh Nonconformity, and an try to exhibit that whereas many Nonconformists held classical orthodox perspectives of the doctrine among 1600 and 2000, others encouraged substitute understandings of Christ's individual; consequently the evolution of the ecclesial panorama as we have now come to grasp it. The traditions the following less than overview are these of outdated Dissent: the Congregationalists, Baptists, Presbyterians and their Unitarian heirs; and the Calvinistic and Arminian Methodist our bodies that owe their foundation to the Evangelical Revival of the eighteenth century.

"This encyclopedic yet obtainable survey stands as witness to the church's ongoing strive against with an historical question--'Who do you assert that I am?' It demonstrates Professor Sell's acumen as a meticulous researcher, his contagious devotion to the nonconformist culture, and his flair for bringing the useless again to lifestyles. With wit and sober-headedness, this daring and theologically expert examine files many christological enthusiasms and ecclesiological outcomes that this perduring query has birthed--its invitation lingers still."
-Rev. Dr. Jason Goroncy
Lecturer and Dean of Studies
Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership

Alan P. F. promote is a philosopher-theologian and ecumenist. He has held educational posts in England, Canada, and Wales, ecclesiastical posts in England and Geneva, and now works complete time as a researcher/author/editor, and as a vacationing Professor at domestic and overseas. His newest e-book is confident, Concise, and Christian: the concept of Huw Parri Owen.

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