God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

by David F. Wells
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ISBN-10:
0802841791
ISBN-13:
9780802841797
Pub. Date:
10/28/1995
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
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Overview

God in the Wasteland: The Reality of Truth in a World of Fading Dreams

Here is the much-anticipated sequel to David F. Well’s widely praised book No Place for Truth, which garnered multiple "Book of the Year" awards from Christianity Today.

Building on the trenchant cultural and religious analyses of evangelical Protestantism set forth in his first volume, Wells argues in God in the Wasteland that the church is now enfeebled because it has lost its sense of God’s sovereignty and holiness. God, says Wells, has become weightless. He has lost the power to shape the church’s character, outlook, and practice.

By looking afresh at the way God’s transcendence and immanence have been taken captive by modern appetites, Wells is able to argue for a reform of the evangelical world—a reform without which evangelical faith will be lost—and develop a powerful biblical antidote to the modernity which has invaded the church.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802841797
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/28/1995
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.06(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

    PROLOGUE

  1. An Accident in History
  2. The Accidental Revolution
    Flight from the Center
  3. An Accident of Faith
  4. From the Inside Out
    From the Outside In

    STRANGERS AND ALIENS

  5. The Alternative to God
  6. The Scarecrow World
    Manufactured in America
  7. Clerics Anonymous
  8. The Religious Economy
    On Growing the Church
    Ecclesiastical Barnacles
    Engineering the Spiritual
  9. The Weightlessness of God
  10. Designer Religion
    Intellectuals
    The Saliency of God
  11. The Outside God
  12. God Who Is Above
    Boundaries
    God the Holy
    God the Knower
  13. God on the Inside
  14. The Sacred Canopy
    The View from Outside
    The View from Inside
  15. The Coming Generation
  16. An Extended Family
    The Vision of Theology
    Ships in the Night
    The Enchanted World
    The World in a Lens
    The Maze of Modernity
    The Sum of It All
  17. Speaking with a Different Voice
  18. An Embarrassment of Being
    A Strange Confidence

Appendix
Bibliography
Index

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