The Comeback God: A Theological Primer for a Life of Faith

The Comeback God: A Theological Primer for a Life of Faith

by Michael Cooper-White

Paperback(Exploring Chrn ed.)

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In the current postmodern context, where many despair of faith and seem to circle back to the 1960's conclusion that "God is dead," this book will hold forth a reason to believe and a pathway to probe more deeply in contemporary images and language the age-old truth and traditions of faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806657684
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 03/02/2009
Series: Exploring Christian Faith
Edition description: Exploring Chrn ed.
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael Cooper-Whiteserves as the twelfth president of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. He has led the school through multiple transitions, including the creation of the award-winning Seminary Ridge Museum. He teaches and writes about church administration and leadership and is a consultant to churches in Central and South America. He is also a pilot and certified flight instructor.Cooper-White is a regular columnist with The Lutheran magazine.

Table of Contents

Preface: God is Coming Back!

Starting at the End Game

Back to the Beginning

Theology as Talking Back to God

The Comeback God's Playbook

Three Times Our God

God Is Always One-Down Among Us

The Spirit?s Comeback Community

Grace-filled Continuing Comebacks

God Comes Back Through Us

Awaiting God's Final Comeback

A Concluding Personal Postscript: Life in the Meantime

Addendum: How Theologians Work

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