The Way out of Darkness: Vital Public Theology
AuthorHouse, 2007. okt. 22. - 176 oldal
This book is about the vital leadership role that true religion must play in society in order to be relevant for the threatening challenges and in order to be true to the mission and the high calling of God in Christ in this 21st Century.
To highlight this challenge, the author brings forth a most difficult and bothersome question that has evolved out of the dynamic mix of cultural diversity in, That question is: How can the Christian Americans hold on to their patriotism for America and their loyalty to Jesus Christ with uncompromising conviction, and yet, be inclusive of the growing influx of cultural diversity and religious pluralism in a high technological society?
This book provides the theological foundation for validating the Christian and American heritage in America; and how this unique heritage must learn how to relate, redemptively, to cultural diversity, ecumenism, universalism and the world.
The enlightening principles and practice of public theology offer a ray of light and a star of hope out of the darkness.
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It is my hope that persons who want to know more about God's Word and God's Will, will feel free to consult with knowledgeable Christians, join fellowships and Bible classes as well as establish fellowship groups and Bible study groups ...
The social gospel concepts were fascinating to me because my religious orientation consisted primarily of individual salvation. I had not known about group salvation or institutional salvation prior to my studies under Professor Lucius ...
Public theology simply means that individuals and groups must begin to utilize sound doctrines and true values in their decisions and in their actions. We can no longer ignore ethical values given by God as guides for our lives.
Therefore, I am indebted to all persons, agencies, groups and institutions that have touched my life and entered my thoughts. I wish to acknowledge Macedonia Baptist Church where I was baptized, licensed and ordained to preach the ...
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