New Testament Discipleship after the Gospels

The final section of chapter three of my Aberdeen Master’s dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship. Catch up here: 3.1 Discipleship in the New Testament 3.2 The call of Jesus: Discipleship as a turn towards something new 3.3 The Sermon on the Mount: A different Way 3.4 Jesus as the embodiment of … Continue reading New Testament Discipleship after the Gospels

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Discipleship As A Relentless Love Of Neighbour

Here continues chapter three of my Aberdeen Master’s dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship 3.1 Discipleship in the New Testament 3.2 The call of Jesus: Discipleship as a turn towards something new 3.3 The Sermon on the Mount: A different Way 3.4 Jesus as the embodiment of good news: Discipleship as mission … Continue reading Discipleship As A Relentless Love Of Neighbour

The Sermon on the Mount: A different Way

Here continues chapter three of my Aberdeen Master’s dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship 3.1: Discipleship in the New Testament 3.2 The call of Jesus: Discipleship as a turn towards something new 3.3 The Sermon on the Mount: A different Way The Gospel writers present Jesus as one who taught in a number … Continue reading The Sermon on the Mount: A different Way

A Turn Towards Something New

Here continues chapter three of my Aberdeen Master’s dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship 3.1: Discipleship in the New Testament 3.2 The call of Jesus: Discipleship as a turn towards something new The initial call to follow Jesus as described in the New Testament appears to have two levels to it: a general … Continue reading A Turn Towards Something New

Defining Discipleship

Here begins chapter three of my Aberdeen Master's dissertation entitled Following Jesus in the 21st Century: A Practical Theology of Discipleship. To recap: Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship 1.1 – Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesus 1.2 – Christianity in the Centre of Empire 1.3 – Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’ 1.4 – An emphasis on Heaven as a present-day expression of … Continue reading Defining Discipleship

A Light to the Nations

Introducing a Practical Theology of Discipleship 1.1 – Articulating the Gap Between Christianity and Following Jesus 1.2 – Christianity in the Centre of Empire 1.3 – Dietrich Bonhoeffer on ‘Cheap Grace’ 1.4 – An emphasis on Heaven as a present-day expression of ‘cheap grace’ 1.5 A loss of the story of discipleship 2.1 The God who creates, the God who calls … Continue reading A Light to the Nations