Gracious Christianity: Living the Love We Profess

Gracious Christianity: Living the Love We Profess

by Douglas Jacobsen, Rodney J. Sawatsky

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Overview

What does our culture think of when the word Christian is mentioned? Unfortunately, stereotypes and misconceptions abound, and those who follow Christ are sometimes considered mean-spirited, narrow-minded, and uncharitable.

Douglas Jacobsen and Rodney Sawatsky provide a blueprint for recovering a vibrant faith as they demonstrate how believers can manifest the fruit of the Spirit to a watching world. This book not only serves as an introduction to or review of the basics of the Christian faith but also shows how true, Spirit-led Christianity is a force for peace, justice, and goodness in today's volatile and violent world.


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ISBN-13: 9781441206008
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/01/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 140
Sales rank: 824,769
File size: 295 KB

About the Author

Douglas Jacobsen (PhD, University of Chicago) is distinguished professor of church history and theology at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. He has authored or coauthored such books as Scholarship and the Christian Faith and the award-winning Thinking in the Spirit.

Rodney J. Sawatsky (PhD, Princeton University) was an administrator for church-related colleges for more than twenty years. He served as president of Messiah College from 1994 to 2004 and was the author of numerous scholarly articles.

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