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The Emerging Ekklesia
Acts Thru Jude
by Russell Bloodworth Jr. View author's profile page

Overview


Focusing on the Early Church during the 50 years that followed the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, The Emerging Ekklesia is a chapter-by-chapter reflection on the New Testament from Acts 1 through the book of Jude. Meant to be read as a companion to the actual Biblical text, it's filled with the author's personal insights, developed over a period of 60 years.
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Focusing on the Early Church during the 50 years that followed the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, The Emerging Ekklesia is a chapter-by-chapter reflection on the New Testament from Acts 1 through the book of Jude. Meant to be read as a companion to the actual Biblical text, it's filled with the author's personal insights, developed over a period of 60 years. of the author that developed over a sixty-year period. Including numerous quotations from the New Testament, observations from Early Church Fathers and personal anecdotes from the author's 40-year experience with grassroot House Churches, it spotlights the vigor and growth of early Christianity and explores the emergence of the Church under the leadership of Jesus' teachings and the work of the Holy Spirit. "You are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit." (Ephesians 2:19-22)
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About the author


He and his wife of 44 years became part of a small house church in Memphis, Tennessee in the early 1970s—a time of great social upheaval and the Jesus movement. They are the proud parents of four children and grandchildren. He was educated at the University of Virginia and Yale University in addition to stints as an American Scandinavian Foundation Fellow in Sweden and a Knight Foundation Fellow in conjunction with the University of Miami.
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Book details

Genre:RELIGION

Subgenre:Christian Church / Growth

Language:English

Pages:676

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543959048


Overview


Focusing on the Early Church during the 50 years that followed the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, The Emerging Ekklesia is a chapter-by-chapter reflection on the New Testament from Acts 1 through the book of Jude. Meant to be read as a companion to the actual Biblical text, it's filled with the author's personal insights, developed over a period of 60 years.

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Description


Focusing on the Early Church during the 50 years that followed the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, The Emerging Ekklesia is a chapter-by-chapter reflection on the New Testament from Acts 1 through the book of Jude. Meant to be read as a companion to the actual Biblical text, it's filled with the author's personal insights, developed over a period of 60 years. of the author that developed over a sixty-year period. Including numerous quotations from the New Testament, observations from Early Church Fathers and personal anecdotes from the author's 40-year experience with grassroot House Churches, it spotlights the vigor and growth of early Christianity and explores the emergence of the Church under the leadership of Jesus' teachings and the work of the Holy Spirit. "You are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household, having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit." (Ephesians 2:19-22)

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About the author


He and his wife of 44 years became part of a small house church in Memphis, Tennessee in the early 1970s—a time of great social upheaval and the Jesus movement. They are the proud parents of four children and grandchildren. He was educated at the University of Virginia and Yale University in addition to stints as an American Scandinavian Foundation Fellow in Sweden and a Knight Foundation Fellow in conjunction with the University of Miami.
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