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G.R. Stirling's Purple Patches

Bacaller, Sarah (2019) G.R. Stirling's Purple Patches. Griya Media/Sekolah Tinggi Teologi Jemaat Kristus Indonesia, Salatiga, Indonesia. 75pp. ISBN 9786026257772

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Abstract

This book collates various 'purple patches' from Gordon Stirling's Page 13 series, published fortnightly in the Australian Christian, the Churches of Christ national publication, from 1979–1987. These aphoristic segments offer insight into the informing tonalities and thematic elements of Stirling's writing, presented here for engagement in a new time and way. Stirling's insights remain pertinent to current Churches of Christ culture and self-understanding. He offers apertures into the movement's identity and distinct witness by considering the nature and values of Christian faith, with a firm but generous grounding in Churches of Christ heritage. This is communicated with Stirling's characteristic down-to-earth manner, bold in confronting the complexities of human life, faith and relationality.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Christian identity, ministry, Churches of Christ, Restoration Movement
Fields of Research: 21 History and Archaeology > 2102 Curatorial and Related Studies > 210299 Curatorial and Related Studies not elsewhere classified
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Church History
Ministry Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Ms Sarah Bacaller
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2019 04:56
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019 04:56
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3708

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