Dr. Andy Johnson has been busy! Last month we highlighted his new commentary called 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Now, Dr. Johnson has released his second book, called "Holiness and the Missio Dei."

In Holiness and the Missio Dei, Dr. Johnson takes the reader on a biblical journey that explores the question of what holiness or sanctification has to do with God's mission in the world. He refuses to relegate the idea of humans becoming holy to the realm of individual inward piety or legalism, on the one hand, or to the realm of the impossible prior to Christ's return, on the other.

Today, "mission" is in, "holiness" out. Andy Johnson demonstrates not merely that holiness and mission can be linked together, but that the biblical story from Genesis to Revelation reveals how they are and must be connected--and in surprising ways. This highly perceptive yet accessible book is a rich feast, a must-read for all students, ministry practitioners, and academics concerned about the church's participation in God's mission.

-- Michael J. Gorman, St. Mary's Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD

 

Read Excerpt of the Book HERE.

 

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