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Full and Present Salvation in Christ

  • By Klaus Arnold
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Theodor Jellinghaus (1841-1912), theologian and leader of the Heiligungsbewegung (Holiness Movement), was one of the fathers of the Gemeinschaftsbewegung (Fellowship Movement) in Germany, a new organized expression of the Pietist tradition in nineteenth-century German Protestantism. The key event for the life and work of Jellinghaus was his participation in the convention on Christian holiness in England in 1874. He wanted to bring the new insights he gained there to revive the Protestant and Pietist traditions in the land of the Reformation. Jellinghaus believed that the doctrine of sanctification by faith in Jesus Christ, which he had heard in England, was an indispensable consequence of and necessary accompaniment to a clear doctrine of justification. His special concern in the Gemeinschaftsbewegung was the education of laypersons. The last phase of his life was characterized by crisis and illness, which were related to each other and directly and indirectly led to his so-called recantation. We can only do justice to the overall persona of Jellinghaus if we differentiate between the former (healthy) and later (ill) Jellinghaus. He has to be viewed in the contradictions and tensions within the development of the Heiligungsbewegung and the Gemeinschaftsbewegung as well as his theological teachings. This book is the first comprehensive treatment of Jellinghaus, which not only focuses on his doctrine of sanctification, but assesses his overall life and work, that is, his theological system and personal involvement in and contribution to the development of the Heiligungsbewegung and Gemeinschaftsbewegung in Germany. ""This book by Klaus Arnold on Theodor Jellinghaus is a fine piece of research on the transfer of Anglo-Saxon theology to the European continent. There is no comparable work on the market. Arnold has worked out many details of the life and work of this very influential theologian of his time and even until today. It fills a gap in the research of the Holiness Movement in the German speaking part of Europe."" --Jorg Ohlemacher, Professor Emeritus, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University in Greifswald, Germany ""Klaus Arnold's work is a clear and thorough, critical account of the theology of Jellinghaus seen in the context of his life. As a native German speaker with a fluent command of English he demonstrates his scholarly command of the literature in both languages. His clear and readable account will be of interest not only to academic church historians and theologians, but to the wider Christian reading public."" --Thomas A. Noble, Senior Research Fellow in Theology, Nazarene Theological College, Manchester Klaus Arnold is Rector and Lecturer in Theology at European Nazarene College, a fully decentralized school of theology with learning centers in seventeen countries in Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781532615016
    • Manufacturer: Pickwick Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9781532615016
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2018
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Klaus Arnold
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