Death in the City

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Schaeffer helps us appraise the direction of our culture as it distances itself from its biblical moorings. With penetrating insight, Schaeffer equips Christians to swim against the intellectual tides that lead to moral death.

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Overview

Schaeffer helps us appraise the direction of our culture as it distances itself from its biblical moorings. With penetrating insight, Schaeffer equips Christians to swim against the intellectual tides that lead to moral death.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781581344028
  • Publisher: Crossway Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/2002
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 651,833
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.58 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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Recognized internationally for his work in Christianity and culture, Francis A. Schaeffer authored more than twenty books, which have been translated into a score of languages and sold millions worldwide. He and his wife, Edith, founded L'Abri Fellowship international study and discipleship centers. Schaeffer passed away in 1984, but his influence and legacy continue worldwide.

Lane T. Dennis is president and publisher of Crossway Books and Good News Tracts. Dr. Dennis earned his BS in business from Northern Illinois University, an MDiv from McCormick Theological Seminary, and a PhD in religion from Northwestern University. Before joining Good News Publishers in 1974, he served as a pastor in campus ministry at the University of Michigan (Sault Ste. Marie) and as the Managing Director of Verlag Grosse Freude in Switzerland. He is the author and/or editor of three books, including the Gold Medallion-award-winning book Letters of Francis A. Schaeffer, and he is the former Chairman of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Dr. Dennis serves as the Chairman of the ESV (English Standard Version) Bible Translation Oversight Committee and as the Executive Editor of the ESV Study Bible. Lane and his wife, Ebeth, live in Wheaton, Illinois.

Udo W. Middelmann is president of the Francis A. Schaeffer Foundation. He is a graduate of Covenant Theological Seminary and a longtime worker at Swiss L'Abri. Udo and Debbie Middelmann have five children and three grandchildren.

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Table of Contents

Publisher's Foreword 7
Introduction 11
1 Death in the City 27
2 The Loneliness of Man 41
3 The Message of Judgment 49
4 An Echo of the World 63
5 The Persistence of Compassion 79
6 The Significance of Man 93
7 The Man Without the Bible 105
8 The Justice of God 125
9 The Universe and Two Chairs 139
Notes 159
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