The Secular Saint: A Case for Evangelical Social Responsibility

The Secular Saint: A Case for Evangelical Social Responsibility

by Robert E. Webber
     
 

Recognizing the need for an evangelically oriented book to guide believers dealing with the issue of Christianity's relation to society, educator Robert Webber has developed a unique approach to this subject that gives clear solutions to the Christ-culture problem from both a biblical and historical point of view.

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Overview

Recognizing the need for an evangelically oriented book to guide believers dealing with the issue of Christianity's relation to society, educator Robert Webber has developed a unique approach to this subject that gives clear solutions to the Christ-culture problem from both a biblical and historical point of view.

The biblical material in 'The Secular Saint' presents the social, moral, and cultural concerns of the Judeo-Christian heritage. The historical material then shows how the church in history has either separated from its culture, identified with it, or attempted to transform it. On the basis of these three historical models, Webber argues that there is more than one way for the Christian to live in a responsible relationship with the world.

This is a book of principles, not a how-to guidebook. As the author states, My purpose is not to deal with contemporary problems themselves but to give the reader the biblical and historical tools needed to understand and deal with modern issues.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592446308
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

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