Understanding Four Views on the Lord's Supper
Zondervan, 2007 - 224 pages
The Lord's Supper has been the central and characteristic action of the church at worship. But there are still many ways of understanding it and many questions surrounding this meal...
Who should participate in the Lord's Supper? How frequently should we observe it? What does this meal mean? What happens when we eat the bread and drink from the cup? What do Christians disagree about and what do they hold in common?
These and other questions are explored in this volume of the fair-minded, informative Counterpoints series. Contributors make a case for one of the following views:
All contributors use Scripture to present their views, and each responds to the others' essays. Included are resources for understanding the topic further, such as:
The Counterpoints series presents a comparison and critique of scholarly views on topics important to Christians that are both fair-minded and respectful of the biblical text. Each volume is a one-stop reference that allows readers to evaluate the different positions on a specific issue and form their own, educated opinion.
The Two Most Important Questions
Statements on the Lords Supper in Creeds
Quotations on the Lords Supper
Resources for Further Study
Discussion and Reflection Questions