God After Christendom?

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By:Brian Haymes
Pages:184
Publisher:Cascade Books
Dimensions:152mm x 229mm
ISBN:9781532616631

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In the face of what appears to be a widespread questioning of the practical usefulness of serious theological reflection on the nature and purposes of God, the authors of this intriguing book argue that a return to the sources of the Christian tradition represents nothing less than a rich trove of resources for Christian living. By revisiting the story of speech about God in scripture and in the living tradition of the church, the authors argue that we are thereby enabled to confront the contemporary temptations that too often unwittingly remake God in our own image. In this way the authors provocatively suggest that at least part of what Christian discipleship involves today is bound up with the task of unlearning some of the ways of speaking of God that have become so familiar to us. By learning to reread the texts of the Christian tradition, particularly in its most vital and creative moments, the authors suggest that we might become better equipped to faithfully read the signs of our own times.

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Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Pages

184

By

Brian Haymes

Publisher

Cascade Books

Dimensions

152mm x 229mm

ISBN

9781532616631