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By Paul S. Fiddes,Brian Haymes,Richard Kidd

This ebook fuses the Church’s conventional doctrine of the Communion of Saints and Baptists’ theology of salvation and discipleship—charting how Baptists can communicate of a communion of saints right here and now. Paul Fiddes and his coauthors emphasize that this communion is barely attainable in the fellowship of the triune God who covenants with and for believers.

Reframing communion inside a theology of covenant permits the confirmation of the perform of prayer and mutual help with all devoted disciples, either alive and lifeless. one of these covenantal figuring out of communion avoids an bad obsession with conversation with those that have died. Baptists and the Communion of Saints hence makes an important and sensible distinction within the method Baptists comprehend the character of the church, organize their worship, deal with the loss of life and the bereaved, cross on non secular trips, and rejoice baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

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