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Titles by: John P. Burgess

Author: John P. Burgess

John P. Burgess is the James Henry Snowden Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. An ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), he is the author of Why Scripture Matters: Reading the Bible in a Time of Church Crisis and After Baptism: Shaping the Christian Life, both published by WJK.

After Baptism
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After Baptism

Shaping the Christian Life

John Burgess explores the distinctive qualities of Christian identity by demonstrating how baptism, the Eucharist, and the Commandments are basic points of orientation for Christians. He challenges the church and its members to identify and claim k...

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Confessing Our Faith
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Confessing Our Faith

The Book of Confessions for Church Leaders

How can the Book of Confessions help elders and lay leaders when they face challenging situations within their congregations? John P. Burgess offers answers in Confessing Our Faith. Using the confessions as a framework, Burgess covers areas of minis...

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Encounters with Orthodoxy
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Encounters with Orthodoxy

How Protestant Churches Can Reform Themselves Again

When author and theologian John P. Burgess first travelled to Russia, he was hoping to expand his theological horizons and explore the rebirth of the Orthodox Church since the fall of Communism. But what he found changed some fundamental assumptions...

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In Whose Image?
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In Whose Image?

Faith, Science, and the New Genetics

Recent developments in the biological sciences pose challenging questions to its theology and to the church's understanding of what it means to be human--that is, made in the image of God. These essays by pastors, scientists, and theologians establi...

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The Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Leader's Guide
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The Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Leader's Guide

Being Reformed Series

An introduction to the life and ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, including his decision to become a theologian, his decision to give his life to the church, and his decision to remain in Germany in attempt to overthrow Hitler.Being Reformed: Faith ...

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The Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Participant's Book
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The Spirituality of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Participant's Book

Being Reformed Series

An introduction to the life and ministry of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, including his decision to become a theologian, his decision to give his life to the church, and his decision to remain in Germany in attempt to overthrow Hitler.Being Reformed: Faith ...

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Why Scripture Matters
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Why Scripture Matters

Reading the Bible in a Time of Church Conflict

"John Burgess has written a book of immense help to the church in this time of great conflict and division. It is wise, probing, and highly readable. . . . A combination of authentic piety and remarkable scholarship characterize this book, which is ...

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