Mainline To The Future

Mainline To The Future

by Jackson W. Carroll
     
 

While others lament the declining attendance of mainline churches and blame it on an out-of-date tradition, Jackson Carroll offers a more hopeful perspective, arguing that they key to future vitality can be found in the same tradition. According to Carroll, the tension between tradition and change has always been part of the Protestant heritage, and he argues that

Overview

While others lament the declining attendance of mainline churches and blame it on an out-of-date tradition, Jackson Carroll offers a more hopeful perspective, arguing that they key to future vitality can be found in the same tradition. According to Carroll, the tension between tradition and change has always been part of the Protestant heritage, and he argues that now is a time when being faithful requires adaptation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664222536
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Jackson W. Carroll is Williams Professor Emeritus of Religion and Society at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina. Carroll is author, coauthor, or editor of fourteen books and numerous articles, and he has lectured widely, both in the United States and abroad.

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