Why Sacraments? (Paperback)

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Why Sacraments? (Paperback)

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Why Sacraments? explores the Christian sacraments in relation to the Bible and the theological tradition, presenting solid theology in an accessible and popular manner. The book looks at the place of the sacraments in the worship of the church and the life of the Christian. The reader will find both a discussion of the seven rites called sacraments and an investigation of what it means for something to be sacramental. Contents: Foreword 1 Why sacraments? 2 Baptism 3 Sacramental character 4 The Eucharist 5 The anatomy of the sacraments I: signs, matter and form 6 How many sacraments? 7 Confirmation 8 Ordination 9 The anatomy of the sacraments II: setting, intention, minister and recipient 10 Marriage 11 Anointing 12 Confession 13 The sacraments and the Holy Spirit Conclusion: Sacraments and the incarnation.
The Revd Dr Andrew Davison is Tutor in Doctrine at Westcott House, Cambridge, where he himself trained, and an affiliated lecturer in the Cambridge University Theological Faculty. He was formerly Tutor in doctrine at St Stephen's House, Oxford and a member of the Oxford Theology Faculty. He is the author of several books, including Imaginative Apologetics.
Product Details ISBN: 9781625642578
ISBN-10: 1625642571
Publisher: Cascade Books
Publication Date: November 7th, 2013
Pages: 200
Language: English