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Jesus Ascended: The Meaning of Christ's Continuing Incarnation

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Contends that Christ's continuing incarnation, established in his ascension, grounds the church in giving itself for the world while not taking its primary identity from the world.
Paperback, 255 pages
Published May 21st 2004 by P & R Publishing (first published January 1st 2004)
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J.D. Camorlinga
Aug 15, 2014 J.D. Camorlinga rated it liked it
I sought out the book to better understand the continuing incarnation and found it to be helpful toward that end. Author Gerrit Scott Dawson writes about the ascension from reformed viewpoint.

I liked Dawson's frequent use of quotations from patristic, reformation and modern day theologians, giving the reader a good historical overview of the material. I also liked his attempt to give practical suggestions on how to integrate the ascension into church life.

As a note, this book seems to be out o
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Josh Davis
May 28, 2014 Josh Davis rated it liked it
I purchased this book long ago to read in preparation for Ascension this year, and overall I'm glad that I did. Pastor Dawson has some fantastic insights into the meaning and significance of Christ's ascension that tend to elude us most of the time I think. It is easy to "spiritualize" the Ascension and reduce its meaning to--"Jesus isn't here anymore." Dawson points out that it means much more than that, though I won't detail all his explanation here. He also writes in a pastoral, engaging styl ...more
John
Aug 04, 2016 John rated it it was amazing
Behold the Man, Christ Jesus; seated at the right hand of God in the selfsame flesh he bore as he walked the dusty earth. He identifies with his people to the utmost and identifies Himself with our humanity for all of eternity.
Bruce Williams
There are very few books on the market concerning the ascension of Jesus Christ, which is a very important part of the Christian faith. According to Dawson, "We have gained in Christ more than we lost in Adam." Good reading.
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