Evangelicals Engaging Emergent: A Discussion of the Emergent Church Movement [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Emergent/Emerging Church often seems hard to define-adherents even describe their faith proceedings as a conversation, open to further development. And some are closer to more traditional streams of belief, while others are averse to long-held conservative Christian doctrines.
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Evangelicals Engaging Emergent: A Discussion of the Emergent Church Movement

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Overview

The Emergent/Emerging Church often seems hard to define-adherents even describe their faith proceedings as a conversation, open to further development. And some are closer to more traditional streams of belief, while others are averse to long-held conservative Christian doctrines.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805464641
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 862 KB

Meet the Author

Bill Henard is senior pastor of Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky. He is also president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, former trustee chairman for LifeWay Christian Resources, and assistant professor of Evangelism and Church Growth at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Henard and his wife, Judy, have three children and two grandchildren.

Adam Greenway is assistant professor of Evangelism and Applied Apologetics and associate vice president for Extension Education and Applied Ministries  at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He also directs Research Doctoral Studies at the seminary‚Äôs Billy Graham School of Missions, Evangelism and Church Growth.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Thom S. Rainer v

Introduction William D. Henard 1

The Emerging Church: One Movement-Two Streams Mark Devine 4

The Emergent/Emerging Church: A Missiological Perspective Ed Stetzer 47

Part 1 Biblical Section A Postmodern View of Scripture Norman L. Geisler Thomas Howe 92

A New Kind of Interpretation: Brian McLaren and the Hermeneutics of Taste Douglas K. Blount 109

"Emergents," Evangelicals, and the Importance of Truth: Some Philosophical and Spiritual Lessons R. Scott Smith 129

Part 2 Theological Section Emergent/Emerging Christologies Darrell L. Bock 158

The Emerging Church and Salvation Robert E. Sagers 187

The Church According to Emergent/Emerging Church John Hammett 219

Part 3 Practical Section The Emerging Church and Ethical Choices: The Corinthian Matrix Daniel L. Akin 262

To Preach or Not to Preach Jim Shaddix 281

The Emerging Church and Evangelism Chuck Lawless 308

Conclusion Adam W. Greenway 334

Name Index 337

Subject Index 340

Scripture Index 342

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