The Oxford Handbook of Sacramental Theology by Hans BoersmaThe Oxford Handbook of Sacramental Theology by Hans Boersma

The Oxford Handbook of Sacramental Theology

EditorHans Boersma, Matthew Levering

Hardcover | August 19, 2015

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As a multi-faceted introduction to sacramental theology, the purposes of this Handbook are threefold: historical, ecumenical, and missional. The forty-four chapters are organized into the following parts five parts: Sacramental Roots in Scripture, Patristic Sacramental Theology, MedievalSacramental Theology, From the Reformation through Today, and Philosophical and Theological Issues in Sacramental Doctrine.Contributors to this Handbook explain the diverse ways that believers have construed the sacraments, both in inspired Scripture and in the history of the Church's practice. In Scripture and the early Church, Orthodox, Protestants, and Catholics all find evidence that the first Christian communitiescelebrated and taught about the sacraments in a manner that Orthodox, Protestants, and Catholics today affirm as the foundation of their own faith and practice. Thus, for those who want to understand what has been taught about the sacraments in Scripture and across the generations by the majorthinkers of the various Christian traditions, this Handbook provides an introduction. As the divisions in Christian sacramental understanding and practice are certainly evident in this Handbook, it is not thereby without ecumenical and missional value. This book evidences that the story of theChristian sacraments is, despite divisions in interpretation and practice, one of tremendous hope.
Hans Boersma (Ph.D. University of Utrecht) is the J. I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, Canada. Before coming to Regent College in 2005, Boersma taught for six years at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He also served several years as a Pastor. Boersma has written of a number of book...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of Sacramental TheologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:736 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:August 19, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Hans Boersma and Matthew Levering: Introduction: The Handbook's Three PurposesSacramental Roots in Scripture1. Walter Moberly: Sacramentality And The Old Testament2. Dennis T. Olson: Sacramentality in the Torah3. Craig A. Evans and Jeremiah J. Johnston: Intertestamental Background of the Christian Sacraments4. Nicholas Perrin: Sacraments and Sacramentality in the New Testament5. Edith M. Humphrey: Sacrifice and Sacrament: Sacramental Implications of the Death of Christ6. Richard Bauckham: Sacraments and the Gospel of John7. David Lincicum: Sacraments in the Pauline Epistles8. Luke Timothy Johnson: Sacramentality and Sacraments in HebrewsPatristic Sacramental Theology9. Everett Ferguson: Sacraments in the Pre-Nicene Period10. Khaled Anatolios: Sacraments in the Fourth Century11. Lewis Ayres and Thomas Humphries: Augustine and the West to AD 65012. Andrew Louth: Late Patristic Developments in Sacramental Theology in the East (Fifth-Ninth Century)Medieval Sacramental Theology13. Mark G. Vaillancourt: Sacramental Theology from Gottschalk to Lanfranc14. Boyd Taylor Coolman: The Christo-Pneumatic-Ecclesial Character of Twelfth-Century Sacramental Theology15. Joseph Wawrykow: The Sacraments In Thirteenth-Century Theology16. Ian Christopher Levy: Sacraments in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries17. Yury P. Avvakumov: Sacramental Ritual in Middle and Later Byzantine Theology, 9th -15th centuriesFrom the Reformation through Today18. Mickey L. Mattox: Sacraments in the Lutheran Reformation19. Michael Allen: Sacraments in the Reformed and Anglican Reformation20. John Rempel: Sacraments in the Radical Reformation21. Peter Walter, Translated by David L. Augustine: Sacraments in the Council of Trent and 16th Century Catholic Theology22. Brian A. Butcher: Orthodox Sacramental Theology: Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries23. Trent Pomplun: Post-Tridentine Sacramental Theology24. Scott R. Swain: Lutheran and Reformed Sacramental Theology, 17th-19th Centuries25. E. Brooks Holifield: Sacramental Theology in America, 17th through 19th Centuries26. .: Twentieth Century and Contemporary Protestant Sacramental TheologyMartha L. Moore-Keish: Part I: Sacraments in General and Baptism in Twentieth Century and Contemporary Protestant TheologyGeorge Hunsinger: Part II: The Lord's Supper in Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Protestant Theology27. Peter Casarella: Catholic Sacramental Theology in the Twentieth Century28. Peter Galadza: Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Orthodox Sacramental TheologyDogmatic Approaches29. David W. Fagerberg: Liturgy, Signs, and Sacraments30. Geoffrey Wainwright: One Baptism, One Church?31. C. C. Pecknold and Lucas Laborde, S.S.J.: Confirmation32. Bruce D. Marshall: What is the Eucharist? A Dogmatic Outline33. Brent Waters: Marriage34. The Sacrament of Orders Dogmatically Understood:35. Anthony Akinwale, O.P.: Reconciliation36. John C. Kasza: Anointing of the SickPhilosophical and Theological Issues in Sacramental Doctrine37. Thomas Joseph White, O.P: Sacraments and Philosophy38. Benoit-Dominique de La Soujeole, O.P. Translated by Dominic M. Langevin, O.P.: The Sacraments and the Development of Doctrine39. David Brown: A Sacramental World: Why It Matters40. Francesca Aran Murphy: Christ, The Trinity, and The Sacraments41. Peter J. Leithart: Signs of the Eschatological Ekklesia: The Sacraments, the Church, and Eschatology42. Gordon W. Lathrop: Liturgy, Preaching and the Sacraments43. C. J. C. Pickstock: Sense and Sacrament44. Jorge Scampini, O.P: The Sacraments in Ecumenical Dialogue