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The Quest for Spirituality in the Light of Biblical Discipleship
With the increasing secularistic materialism of our modern culture, people both within the church and in society at large are looking for spiritual answers. This quest has taken many different forms.
The “new age” movement has attracted large numbers of followers as highly visible entertainment figures try to give spiritual answers for complex modern life. But the new age movement has developed its practices apart from Jesus Christ and the operation of the Holy Spirit. It is a counterfeit of Biblical spirituality...
Michael J. Wilkins
Michael J. Wilkins, Theologian, specializes in New Testament theology, Christology, and discipleship. He earned, his M.Div. in New Testament Language and Literature from Talbot Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. in New Testament from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the former Dean of the Faculty and Chair of the New Testament Department. He is author of Matthew (NIVAC); Following the Master: Biblical Theology of Discipleship; “Matthew” (ZIBBC); In His Image: Reflecting Christ in Everyday Life; and Discipleship in the Ancient World and Matthew’s Gospel (2nd ed.), among others. Dr. Wilkins was co-editor of Worship, Theology and Ministry in the Early Church (Festschrift for Ralph P. Martin) and with J.P. Moreland, Jesus Under Fire.