Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmodern World / Edition 1

Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmodern World / Edition 1

by Robert E. Webber
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080106029X

ISBN-13: 2900801060297

Pub. Date: 11/01/1999

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

Paints a picture of the evangelical faith's future by showing how early church tradition provides the resources for answering today's postmodern generation.

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Paints a picture of the evangelical faith's future by showing how early church tradition provides the resources for answering today's postmodern generation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900801060297
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/1999
Series:
Ancient-Future Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

Preface7
Acknowledgments9
Part 1 Setting the Stage
1 Paradigm Thinking13
2 From a Modern to a Postmodern Paradigm18
3 The Return to Classical Christianity25
Part 2 A Classical/Postmodern Christ
4 Christ Within the Paradigms of History43
5 Christus Victor in the Apostolic Writings49
6 The Theology of Recapitulation56
7 Christ, the Center62
Part 3 A Classical/Postmodern Church
8 Church Within the Paradigms of History73
9 Restoring the Theology of the Church77
10 Recovering Our Historical Connection84
Part 4 A Classical/Postmodern Worship
11 Worship Within the Paradigms of History97
12 Recovering the Theology and Order of Worship102
13 Recovering Symbolic Communication107
Part 5 AClassical/Postmodern Spirituality
14 Spirituality Within the Paradigms of History121
15 Classical Spirituality126
16 Christian Spirituality in a Postmodern World131
Part 6 A Classical/Postmodern Mission
17 Evangelism as Process141
18 Education asWisdom153
19 The Church in the World164
Appendix A Classical/Postmodern Authority174
Epilogue203
Notes205
Recommended Reading219
Index235

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