Decoding the Church

Mapping the DNA of Christ's Body

By Howard A. Snyder, Daniel V. Runyon

Decoding the Church

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  • ISBN: 9781610977104
  • Pages: 208
  • Publication Date: 9/22/2011
  • Retail Price: $25.00
Web Price: $20.00
Web Price: $20.00

Decoding the Church

Mapping the DNA of Christ's Body

By Howard A. Snyder, Daniel V. Runyon

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781610977104
  • Pages: 208
  • Publication Date: 9/22/2011
  • Retail Price: $25.00
Web Price: $20.00

About-

Using the genetic code as a model, this provocative book will provide you with theological analysis, biblical principles, and practical applications for understanding the structure and mission of today's church and how it can transform the world

Endorsements & Reviews-

"A superb guide to a biblical and dynamic 'ecology' of worship, community, and witness."
-Marva J. Dawn, author of Reaching Out without Dumbing Down

"The new interest in the missional church has been in need of a practical, hands-on blueprint for action. Here it is!"
- Robert E. Webber, Myers Professor of Ministry, Northern Seminary

"Snyder and Runyon help the reader ask tough questions and consider new possibilities that could make a world of difference for tomorrow's communities of faith."
- Tom Sine, author of Living on Purpose

"These two outstanding authors give biblically based theological perspectives on the structure and functions of the church, giving special attention as to how the church should respond to the urgent social concerns of the twenty-first century."
-Tony Campolo, Professor of Sociology, Eastern University

"This is an important book that will challenge pastors and professors alike. I highly recommend it. "
- Vinson Synan, Dean of the School of Divinity, Regent University

"This is a great resource for introducing church members and students to an examination of the DNA of the church, not only its theological identity but its role in today's world."
-Susie Stanley, Professor of Historical Theology, Messiah College

Contributors-

Howard A. Snyder
Daniel V. Runyon

Bio(s)-

Howard A. Snyder is Professor of Wesley Studies at Tyndale Seminary in Toronto. He has been a pastor and has also taught at North Park Seminary (Chicago), United Theological Seminary (Dayton, Ohio), Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, Kentucky), and the Free Methodist Theological Seminary in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His previous books include The Problem of Wineskins, The Community of the King, and Salvation Means Creation Healed (2011).

Daniel V. Runyon is professor of English at Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, Michigan.

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