The New Testament places the church at the centre of its practical vision of the Christian life and at the heart of the Great Commission. A church-less Christianity is no real Christianity at all.
As we head into a world very similar to Paul’s own context, in which pluralism dominates and Christianity is regarded with intellectual and moral suspicion, it is vital that Christians have a clear understanding of what the church actually is.
James Bannerman’s The Church of Christ is one of the key historic texts of the doctrine of the church. Few will agree with everything the author has to say, but as Carl Trueman states in his foreword, ‘the great thing about the book is that it will stimulate the reader to reflect on the nature of the church in a profoundly biblical and historically sensitive way’.
This is classic Scottish theology at its best, and those who take the time to digest it will be richly rewarded.
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Glorious Body, Radiant Bride
Book Description The church is the oldest surviving institution in the history of the world. It has changed lives and shaped nations. It is loved, hated, and ignored in equal measure. But what is it, and what is its purpose in the world? This mini-guide answers those questions and shows why the church matters. Banner […]
A Collection of Reformed and Puritan Documents on Church Issues
A Collection of Reformed and Puritan Documents on Church Issues’ with introductory notes. 416pp.
in relation to church history
Endorsements ‘Reading Scottish Theology will prove an enlightening, heart-warming, and sobering engagement with the past and will enable us the better (hopefully) to “contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saint” in the present.’ — IAN HAMILTON Book Description ‘It has been my endeavour to handle my theme in a free and […]
A Treatise on the Nature, Powers, Ordinances, Discipline, and Government of the Christian Church
ONE WEEK SPECIAL – PRICE GOOD WHILE QUANTITIES LAST. Endorsements ‘I am thrilled to see this classic work on Presbyterian polity being reissued. And if you think “thrilled” and “Presbyterian polity” don’t belong in the same sentence, that’s just one more reason we need Bannerman’s book. In a day where the doctrine of the church […]
As a pastor of the flock of God, Ryle seeks to guard Christ’s sheep and to warn them of approaching dangers. 176pp.
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