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Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Sacraments in Biblical Perspective

Interpretation: Resources for the Use of Scripture in the Church - The Sacraments in Biblical Perspective

by Ronald P Byars

The third volume in the Interpretation series offers a comprehensive look at the theology of sacraments. For many church people, worship is about preaching and music. Baptism and the Lord's Supper are occasional additions to Sunday services. Recognizing that church-goers are uncertain about the need for sacraments, Ronald Byars describes the possibility … Read more…

Finding Our Balance

Finding Our Balance

by Ronald P Byars

Mainstream American Protestantism is suffering from an identity crisis. We are not fundamentalists, but it is easy to define ourselves in reaction to them. Paralyzed by the shock of a cultural turn toward skepticism, we are tempted to make allies of the skeptics, partly to distance ourselves from the religious right and partly to lay claim to credibility in … Read more…

Come and See

Come and See

by Ronald P Byars

Why has there been such an increase in the number of Presbyterian congregations celebrating the Lord's Supper every week? Come and See explores the following causes: generational change, ecumenical convergence, revisiting Reformed roots, heightened interest in spirituality, new perspectives offered by ritual studies, and the postmodern opening to a deepe… Read more…