Speaking My Mind

Speaking My Mind

by Tony Campolo
     
 

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Tony Campolo tackles the tough issues and calls all 21st century Christians to examine their beliefs.See more details below

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Tony Campolo tackles the tough issues and calls all 21st century Christians to examine their beliefs.

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More than a decade ago, Campolo (sociology, emeritus, Eastern Univ.) rattled the evangelical Christian community with 20 Hot Potatoes Christians Are Afraid To Touch, in which he addressed economic, foreign policy, human sexuality, and women's rights issues of import to Christians. This work covers much of the same ground. Campolo is an intelligent evangelical whose opinions are informed by a close reading of the Bible and the natural and social sciences. As such, his essays are not easy to characterize. Secular liberals will like his defense of civil rights for gays and lesbians, as well as his opposition to the war in Iraq. Religious liberals will appreciate his take on the ordination of women and the availability of salvation for all (even non-Christians). Religious conservatives will appreciate his call for celibacy for homosexual Christians and the continuing need for evangelization. While some may argue that his conclusions are contradictory, Campolo's prose is passionate, thoughtful, and eminently readable. An essential purchase for public and theological libraries. Christopher Brennan, SUNY at Brockport Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849908231
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
371,281
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.38(h) x 0.67(d)

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