By Craig S. Keener,Jeremy S. Crenshaw,Jordan Daniel May,Delbert Tarr
"In the process my survey of literature concerning the Holy Spirit, i've got come ac72055ross the identify of Ben Aker again and again. despite the fact that, till examining the various contributions to this Festschrift, I had no suggestion the level of his effect on pentecostal scholarship. not just did he elevate up many scholars on his shoulders, yet he supplied a vital road of ebook for them and his pentecostal colleagues, supplying the church with much-needed, Spirit-centered literature."
--Robert W. Graves, President, the basis for Pentecostal Scholarship
"Johannine literature presents not just a special Christology, it additionally offers sensible recommendation for day-by-day Christian residing in group and a glimpse into what Christ's final victory will appear like on the finish of this age. In honor of Ben Aker and his scholarship in Johannine literature, a number of of his colleagues have written essays utilizing choose passages from John's writings. This paintings is a invaluable source for pastors, educators, and students."
--Richard L. Schoonover, affiliate Editor, Enrichment Journal
"An very good and heuristic choice of exploratory stories within the Johannine writings. numerous strands of recent examine right here recommend prophetic anointing distinctive from preliminary trust in Jesus most sensible illuminates the Johannine idea that 'the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of prophecy' (Rev 19:10)."
--Paul Elbert, Editor, Journal of Biblical and Pneumatological Research
"Benny C. Aker resides evidence that folks of the Spirit also are scholars of the observe. In different phrases, his existence and educating ministry exhibit that shiny pentecostal spirituality and cautious educational scholarship will be collectively enriching practices. i'm hence happy to commend this Festschrift for Dr. Aker, and to hope that his tribe of Word-centered, Spirit-empowered students increase!"
--George O. wooden, basic Superintendent, the final Council of the Assemblies of God
Craig S. Keener (PhD, Duke collage) is F. M. and Ada Professor of bible study at Asbury Theological Seminary. he's writer of seventeen books, 4 of that have gained significant awards, greater than seventy educational articles, numerous booklets, and multiple hundred fifty popular-level articles. considered one of his books, The IVP Bible historical past observation: New Testament, now in a moment variation, has bought greater than part one million copies. His books contain commentaries on Matthew, Romans, 1-2 Corinthians, Revelation, a two-volume on John and a four-volume remark on Acts, plus a two-volume paintings on miracles, works concerning the Spirit, ethnic reconciliation, ladies in ministry, divorce and numerous different issues. Craig is the hot testomony editor for a impending NIV research Bible inquisitive about Bible historical past. Craig is married to Dr. Médine Moussounga Keener, who used to be a refugee in her domestic state of Congo for eighteen months.
Jeremy S. Crenshaw is a PhD scholar in religious study at Regent college in Virginia seashore, Virginia.
Jordan Daniel might is a Correctional Chaplain with the Assemblies of God.
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