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About the Author
Dr. Davis (PhD, Duke University) is the author of several well-known books, including Theology Primer; Foundations of Evangelical Theology; Evangelical Ethics: Issues Facing the Church Today; Frontiers of Science and Faith; Worship and the Reality of God; and Meditation and Communion with God, as well as numerous articles in scholarly journals.
He and his wife have five children and six grandchildren, and live in Hamilton, Massachusetts.
Table of Contents
1 The Role of Theology in the Life of the Church 1
2 American Evangelicalism 3.0: A Proposal for a New-Paradigm Evangelicalism for the Twenty-first Century 6
3 Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God and in Partnership with God 40
4 Conversion Isn't What It Used to Be 70
5 Salvation Reconceptualized: Is Our Western Gospel Big Enough? 125
6 Where N. T. Wright Isn't Quite Right: Further Brief Perspectives on the "New Perspectives" on Paul 150
7 "Teaching Them to Observe All that I Have Commanded You": The History of the Interpretation of the "Great Commission" and Implications for Marketplace Ministries 158
8 Why Most American Christians Don't Pray Very Much 176
9 Is Scripture Memorization Still Relevant? 198
10 1 Timothy 2:12, the Ordination of Women, and Pauline Use of Creation Narratives 213
11 Incarnation, Trinity, and the Ordination of Women to the Priesthood 226
12 How to Get More Out of Committee Meetings in Your Church 249
13 "Would John Calvin Stay in the Episcopal Church?" 254
14 Thoughts on Hell and Everlasting Punishment 263
15 Will There Be New Work in the New Creation? 271
What People are Saying About This
"Davis is one of the most important and influential theologians in today's evangelical world . . . This book is an excellent example of his profound insights into the practice of ministry and provides us with inspirational correctives to the prevalent ways of doing ministry. Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God is filled with invigorating lessons for integrative ministry . . . This is a must-read for every Christian minister."
Sung Wook Chung, Professor of Christian Theology, Denver Seminary
"Davis has set the table with a rich feast of theological expertise combined with genuine application to ministry. This set of essays will challenge, delight, and convict the reader. Settle in to a great theological meal here."
Jim Singleton, Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Evangelism, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary