Throughout this book, Scott J. Jones insists that for United Methodists the ultimate goal of doctrine is holiness. Importantly, he clarifies the nature and the specific claims of qofficialq United Methodist doctrine in a way that moves beyond the current tendency to assume the only alternatives are a rigid dogmatism or an unfettered theological pluralism. In classic Wesleyan form, Jones' driving concern is with recovering the vital role of forming believers in the qmind of Christ, q so that they might live more faithfully in their many settings in our world.Such doctrinal dissent is helpful when it works within the framework of United Methodist doctrine and appeals from the ... DocTRINAL REINVIGORATION Since 1972 the various editions of The Book of Discipline have said something veryanbsp;...
|Title||:||United Methodist Doctrine|
|Author||:||Scott J. Jones|
|Publisher||:||Abingdon Press - 2002|