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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 converse of a communion of saints right here and now. Paul Fiddes and his coauthors emphasize that this communion is just attainable in the fellowship of the triune God who covenants with and for believers.

Reframing communion inside of a theology of covenant allows the confirmation of the perform of prayer and mutual aid with all devoted disciples, either alive and useless. one of these covenantal knowing of communion avoids an dangerous obsession with verbal exchange with those that have died. Baptists and the Communion of Saints therefore makes an important and useful distinction within the means Baptists comprehend the character of the church, arrange their worship, deal with the demise and the bereaved, pass on non secular trips, and have a good time baptism and the Lord’s Supper.

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