Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions in a Consumer Church


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Paul Louis Metzger is professor of Christian theology and theology of culture at Multnomah Biblical Seminary, Portland, Oregon

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About the Author:
Paul Louis Metzger is professor of Christian theology and theology of culture at Multnomah Biblical Seminary, Portland, Oregon

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802830685
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Donald Miller     ix
Introduction: Trading Stone Altars for Coffee Bars     1
A Faulty Order: Retreating Battle Camps and Homogeneous Units     13
Disordered Vision: Battling the Consumer Balrog     39
Reordering the Cosmic Powers: Turning the Tables at the Stone Table     68
Reordering the Christian's Life: The Supernatural Shakeup     88
Reordering the Church: Recovering the Lost Ark     111
Reordering the Church's Outreach: Overcoming Market Forces and Building Beloved Community     134
Conclusion: A Nobler Vision of Patchwork Quilts and Church Potlucks     164
Afterword   John M. Perkins     173
Acknowledgments     181
Index of Subjects and Names     184
Index of Scripture References     189
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