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Baptism in the Spirit : Luke-Acts and the Dunn debate / William P. Atkinson.

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Subject: Dunn, James D. G., 1939- Baptism in the Holy Spirit.
Bible. Luke > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Acts > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. Acts.
Bible. Luke.
Baptism in the Holy Spirit > Biblical teaching.
Bible > Criticism, Interpretation, Etc. > N. T. Gospels.
Bible > Criticism, Interpretation, Etc. > N. T. Acts.
Religion > Biblical Criticism & Interpretation > New Testament.
Religion > Christianity > Pentecostal & Charismatic.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780718840846
  • ISBN: 0718840844
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 143 pages)
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : Lutterworth Press, 2012, ©2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Frontcover; Title page; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. The Dunn Debate and Its Inception; Introduction; Pentecostalism and Spirit Baptism; Spirit Baptism and Luke-Acts; Spirit Baptism and James Dunn; Dunn's Baptism; The Anointing of Jesus; The Day of Pentecost; The Samaritan Reception; Paul's Conversion; Cornelius' Conversion; Baptism: Dunn's Conclusions; Dunn's Later Contributions; The Debate and Debaters; Roger Stronstad; Max Turner; Howard Ervin; David Petts; James Shelton; Robert Menzies; Conclusions; 2. Pentecostal Criticisms of Dunn; Introduction; Roger Stronstad.
Stronstad on Luke's "Pauline" PneumatologyStronstad on Dunn's Exegesis; Conclusion; Max Turner, 1980; Turner on Dunn's Approach; Turner on Dunn's Exegesis; Howard Ervin; Ervin on Dunn's Methods; Ervin on Dunn's Exegesis; David Petts; James Shelton; Robert Menzies; Jordan: Dawn of the Messianic Age?; Pentecost: Entrance to the New Covenant?; Spirit Reception: Start of a New Life?; Conclusion; Max Turner, 1996; The Cornelius Episode; The Soteriological Spirit; Conclusion; Conclusions; 3. Pentecostal Alternatives to Dunn; Introduction; Spirit Reception and Christian Beginnings.
Pentecostal Enabl ingEnabling in What Sense?-Stronstad and Shelton; Enabling in What Sense?-Menzies; Turner's "Soteriological Spirit"; The Spirit at Work in Jesus; The Spirit at Work in the Disciples; The Spirit at Work in Later Lives; Conclusion; Conclusions; 4. Luke-Acts in Its Canonical Context; Introduction; A Test Case: 1 Corinthians 12:13; Dunn's Understanding of 1 Corinthians 12:13; Ervin's Understanding of 1 Corinthians 12:13; Petts' Understanding of 1 Corinthians 12:13; Summary; Dunn, Pentecostals, and Paul; Roger Stronstad; James Shelton; Robert Menzies; Gordon Fee; Max Turner (1996).
Summary: This book is about that treasured doctrine of Pentecostalism: baptism in the Holy Spirit, understood as a work subsequent to conversion to Christ. Since the British theologian James Dunn's publication of his influential work Baptism in the Holy Spirit, there has been heated response from Pentecostals in defense of the doctrine. Key players are Roger Stronstad, Howard Ervin, David Petts, James Shelton, Robert Menzies, and ex-Pentecostal Max Turner. This book reviews Pentecostal criticisms of Dunn with respect to Luke-Acts, concluding that Pentecostals are right: for Luke, receiving the Spirit w.

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