The Resource A lover's quarrel : a theologian and his beloved church, Joe R. Jones., (ebook)

A lover's quarrel : a theologian and his beloved church, Joe R. Jones., (ebook)

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A lover's quarrel : a theologian and his beloved church
Title
A lover's quarrel
Title remainder
a theologian and his beloved church
Statement of responsibility
Joe R. Jones.
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Language
eng
Summary
Joe Jones, a retired and well-known systematic theologian, confesses he has a lover's quarrel with the church. In wide-ranging writings mostly dating since 2006, he forthrightly argues for a theologically sound understanding of the church. And he pursues a multi-faceted critique of the feckless ways in which actual churches--ministers and laity--balk and betray their rightful calling to witness in word and deed to God. He is especially critical of the practical ways in which congregations become no more than mirror images of their sociopolitical milieu, whether to the right or to the left. Hence the quarrel, trenchantly pursued in major essays, blogs, and spiritual reflections on his own past. But it remains crystal clear to Jones in his learned and profound confession that it is his beloved church with which he quarrels and about which he still has extravagant hopes. A Lover's Quarrel is a book appropriate for ministers and laity, students and professors, and learned skeptics
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Midwest
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1936-
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Jones, Joe R.
Dewey number
230
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Jones, Joe R.
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Christian life
  • Church
  • Christianity and culture
  • Electronic books
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adult
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A lover's quarrel : a theologian and his beloved church, Joe R. Jones., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630871277
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12319096
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remote
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MWT12319096
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A lover's quarrel : a theologian and his beloved church, Joe R. Jones., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781630871277
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12319096
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12319096
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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