Normal Christian Birth, The
This study by David Pawson is an initiation into the New Testament, which attempts to reveal a synthesis of the “liberal” emphasis on repentance, the “evangelical” emphasis on faith, the “sacramental” on baptism and the “pentecostal” on the Spirit. These “four spiritual doors” are then related to conversion and regeneration. The second section provides an exegetical study of two dozen crucial or controversial passages, questioning many traditional interpretations. The final section on pastoral application demonstrates the inadequacy of much modern evangelistic counseling.