Perspectives on Spirit Baptism presents in counterpoint form the common beliefs on the baptism of the Holy Spirit which have developed over the course of church history with a view toward determining which is most faithful to Scripture. Each chapter is written by a prominent representative from within each tradition - with the biblical, historical, and theological issues within that tradition. In addition, each writer provides a brief response to other traditions.
- Ralph Del Colle, the Sacramental view
- H. Ray Dunning, the Wesleyan view
- Larry Hart, the Charismatic view
- Stanley M. Horton, the Pentecostal view
- Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., the Reformed view
About the Editor:
Chad Owen Brand is professor of Christian Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also serves as Associate Dean of Biblical and Theological Studies at Boyce College.
Before coming to Louisville, he taught at North Greenville College. He has taught over 25 different types of courses and seminars and has delivered over 30 papers to groups such as the Evangelical Theological Society, the American Academy of Religion, The Society for Pentecostal Studies, Evangelical Ministries to New Religions, and The Baptist Center for Theology and Ministry at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he is also a Fellow.
Dr. Brand is the author of many articles and reviews in publications such as Trinity Journal, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Journal of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and is Book Review Editor for The Southern Baptist Journal of Theology. He is co-editor and author of the Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary. He is also co-editor and co-author of The Apologetics Study Bible and many others.
Dr. Brand has served as pastor of two churches in Texas. He is also pastor of the Northside Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He resides in Louisville, Kentucky.