*Excerpts*, VOLUME 5

Gerhard Lohfink – Does God Need the Church? [Excerpt]

An excerpt from the classic book

Does God Need The Church? Toward a Theology of the People of God.

Gerhard Lohfink.

Paperback: Michael Glazier Books, 1999.
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Editor’s note: This is one of the primary works that provides the theological undergirding for our Slow Church book.

C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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One Comment

  1. This is one of the most important books that discusses the OT’s relevance for the church. Very few books do so in a robust way.