The God Who Is There

The God Who Is There


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830819478
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 09/16/1998
Edition description: Anniversary
Pages: 226
Sales rank: 468,559
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Francis A. Schaeffer founded the L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland and was the author of many books, including The God Who Is There. Until his death in 1984, he was also a noted speaker with a worldwide ministry. His ministry continues through his books, with over two million copies in print.

Table of Contents

Foreword by James W. SireSection I: The Intellectual & Cultural Climate of the Second Half of the Twentieth Century
1. The Gulf Is Fixed
2. The First Step in the Line of Despair: Philosophy
3. The Second Step: Art
4. The Third & Fourth Steps: Music & the General Culture
5. The Unifying Factor in the Steps of DespairSection II: The Relationship of the New Theology to the Intellectual Climate
1. The Fifth Step: Theology
2. Modern Mysticism: Despair Beyond Despair
3. Modern Mysticism in Action: Art & Language
4. Modern Mysticism in Action: Music & Literature
5. The Next Phase of Modern TheologySection III: How Historic Christianity Differs from the New Theology
1. Personality or a Devilish Din
2. Verifiable Facts & Knowing
3. The Dilemma of Man
4. God's Answer to Man's Dilemma
5. How Do We Know It Is True? Section IV: Speaking Historic Christianity into the Twentieth-Century Climate
1. Finding the Point of Tension
2. From the Point of Tension to the Gospel
3. Applying the GospelSection V: Pre-evangelism Is No Soft Option
1. Commending the Christian Faith to Our Generation
2. The Importance of TruthSection VI: Personal & Corporate Living into the Twentieth-Century Climate
1. Demonstrating the Character of God
2. The Legal, but Not Only the Legal
Appendix A: The Question of Apologetics
Appendix B: The Problem of Middle-Class Church in the Latter Half of the Twentieth Century
Appendix C: The Practice of Truth

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