By Craig S. Keener,Jeremy S. Crenshaw,Jordan Daniel May,Delbert Tarr
"In the process my survey of literature concerning the Holy Spirit, i've got come ac72055ross the identify of Ben Aker repeatedly. although, until eventually analyzing a number of the contributions to this Festschrift, I had no concept the level of his effect on pentecostal scholarship. not just did he elevate up many scholars on his shoulders, yet he supplied a very important street of e-book for them and his pentecostal colleagues, supplying the church with much-needed, Spirit-centered literature."
--Robert W. Graves, President, the root for Pentecostal Scholarship
"Johannine literature offers not just a different Christology, it additionally presents useful recommendation for day-by-day Christian dwelling in neighborhood and a glimpse into what Christ's final victory will seem like on the finish of this age. In honor of Ben Aker and his scholarship in Johannine literature, a number of of his colleagues have written essays utilizing opt for passages from John's writings. This paintings is a important source for pastors, educators, and students."
--Richard L. Schoonover, affiliate Editor, Enrichment Journal
"An very good and heuristic selection of exploratory reports within the Johannine writings. a number of strands of recent examine right here recommend prophetic anointing certain from preliminary trust in Jesus most sensible illuminates the Johannine idea that 'the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy' (Rev 19:10)."
--Paul Elbert, Editor, Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research
"Benny C. Aker resides facts that folks of the Spirit also are scholars of the note. In different phrases, his existence and instructing ministry express that shiny pentecostal spirituality and cautious educational scholarship may be jointly enriching practices. i'm hence happy to commend this Festschrift for Dr. Aker, and to wish that his tribe of Word-centered, Spirit-empowered students increase!"
--George O. wooden, normal Superintendent, the overall Council of the Assemblies of God
Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke college) is F. M. and Ada Professor of bible study at Asbury Theological Seminary. he's writer of seventeen books, 4 of that have received significant awards, greater than seventy educational articles, numerous booklets, and multiple hundred fifty popular-level articles. certainly one of his books, The IVP Bible history observation: New Testament, now in a moment variation, has bought greater than part 1000000 copies. His books comprise commentaries on Matthew, Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, Revelation, a two-volume on John and a four-volume remark on Acts, plus a two-volume paintings on miracles, works concerning the Spirit, ethnic reconciliation, ladies in ministry, divorce and diverse different issues. Craig is the recent testomony editor for a drawing close NIV research Bible interested in Bible heritage. Craig is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who was once a refugee in her domestic state of Congo for eighteen months.
Jeremy S. Crenshaw is a PhD scholar in bible study at Regent college in Virginia seashore, Virginia.
Jordan Daniel may possibly is a Correctional Chaplain with the Assemblies of God.
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