By Joe R. Jones
"Joe Jones writes as he speaks, with ardour and lightweight. Addressing concerns in church and society, besides probing reflections upon our lives as participants and individuals of households, he invitations his reader, usually with arresting poignancy, to freshly and deeply examine the that means of God's motion in Jesus Christ."
--D. Newell Williams, President and Professor of recent and American Church heritage, Brite Divinity School
"Intellectual piety, ethical and social ardour, and pastoral concern--all knowledgeable by way of a profound feel of the grace of God and conveyed in arresting language--animate those essays, own memoirs, and sermons. whilst Jones writes that less than the preaching and instructing of his past due loved pastor one received 'an inescapable feel that we were lovingly unmasked and forgiven and challenged to dwell differently,' these phrases may be taken to explain the cumulative impact of this ebook at the reader."
--J. Gerald Janzen, MacAllister-Petticrew emeritus Professor of outdated testomony, Christian Theological Seminary
"A Lover's Quarrel is way greater than a memoir and summation of Jones' notion; it's a publication of theology. Jones' transparent description of the discourses and practices which are 'church' is conscientiously utilized to the yankee church as a choice to faithfulness in all parts of lifestyles, together with the political enviornment. most significantly, it is a publication packed with hope--that the church will rediscover its heart, its witness, and its very identity."
--Chip Kooi, Professor of Theology, Oklahoma Christian University
Joe R. Jones is Professor Emeritus of Theology and Ethics at Christian Theological Seminary, in Indianapolis, and now dwelling in retirement in his homeland of Oklahoma urban. he's the writer of the nonetheless common A Grammar of Christian religion: Systematic Explorations in Christian existence and Doctrine (2002) and On Being the Church of Jesus Christ in Tumultuous Times (2005).
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