Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views

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Brazos Press #ad - Scott smith respond to the question, "what perils and/or promises does the postmodern turn hold for the tasks of Christian thinkers?" Addressing topics such as the nature of rationality and biblical faith, the relationship of language to reality, and the impact of postmodern concerns on ethics, this book presents a variety of positions in vigorous dialogue with each other.

Smith, merold westphal, kevin Vanhoozer, Douglas Geivett, John Franke, and R. In our post-cold war, post-Christian world, post-colonial, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift. Correspondingly, says myron penner, and knowledge have been radically altered, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, language, truth, if not discarded.

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A Primer on Postmodernism

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Eerdmans #ad - He shows how the postmodern phenomenon has actually been in the making for a century and then introduces readers to the gurus of the postmodern mind-set. What he offers here is truly an indispensable guide for understanding today's culture. He shows the threads that link art and architecture, philosophy and fiction, literary theory and television.

From the academy to pop culture, our society is in the throes of change rivaling the birth of modernity out of the decay of the Middle Ages. We are now moving from the modern to the postmodern era. But what is postmodernism? how did it arise? what characterizes the postmodern ethos? What is the postmodern mind and how does it differ from the modern mind? Who are its leading advocates? Most important of all, what challenges does this cultural shift present to the church, which must proclaim the gospel to the emerging postmodern generation? Stanley Grenz here charts the postmodern landscape.

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Faith Comes by Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism

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IVP Academic #ad - The book's positive thrust is summed up by editors Robert Peterson and Christopher Morgan : "God is passionately engaged in gathering people to know, love and worship him from every tribe, language, people and nation. What is the fate of the unevangelized? The traditional position--that apart from an explicit faith in Jesus no one is saved--seems to have fallen out of favor with many evangelicals.

What about those who have never heard? The debate swirls and feelings run deep. Here is a passionate but irenic response to the arguments of those who believe that the unevangelized can or might be saved apart from knowledge of Jesus Christ. And he has called us to join him on this mission. ". Building on the insights of others, even those with little background, nine scholars introduce readers, to the ongoing discussion.

Faith Comes by Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism #ad - Key questions--is general revelation sufficient? Are other religions salvific? Do holy pagans exist? Must faith be explicit? Is exclusivism unjust?--are probed and answered from a biblical, theological and historical perspective.

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Gagging of God, The

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Zondervan Academic #ad - Is jesus the only way to god? this clear, critically-acclaimed, scholarly response to that question affirms the deep need for the Gospel’s exclusive message in today’s increasingly pluralistic global community. The gagging of god offers an in-depth look at the big picture, shows how the many ramifications of pluralism are all parts of a whole, and then provides a systematic Christian response.

The gold medallion award-winning book that presents a persuasive case for Christ as the only way to God.

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Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World

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Eerdmans Pub Co #ad - Wells. David F. Wells masterfully depicts it, therapeutic, individualistic, the postmodern ethos is relativistic, and yet remarkably spiritual. The deflation of the enlightenment worldview and rise of the post-modern mood over the last decades has altered the relation of Christian faith to culture. Religious Aspects.

Postmodernism. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. How, should the church confess christ? "above All Earthly Powers" paints a picture of the West in all its complexity, in this new situation, brilliance, and emptiness. Christians need to confess christ as the center in a society lacking a center, as the sovereign in a world seemingly ruled by chance, and as the one who can give meaning in a nihilistic culture.

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Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church The Church and Postmodern Culture

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Baker Academic #ad - However, James K. David F. The philosophies of french thinkers Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault form the basis for postmodern thought and are seemingly at odds with the Christian faith. Christianity. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Smith claims that their ideas have been misinterpreted and actually have a deep affinity with central Christian claims.

Each chapter opens with an illustration from a recent movie and concludes with a case study considering recent developments in the church that have attempted to respond to the postmodern condition, such as the "emerging church" movement. Postmodernism. Wells. These case studies provide a concrete picture of how postmodern ideas can influence the way Christians think and worship.

Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church The Church and Postmodern Culture #ad - This significant book, winner of a Christianity Today 2007 Book Award, avoids philosophical jargon and offers fuller explanation where needed. It is the first book in the church and Postmodern Culture series, which provides practical applications for Christians engaged in ministry in a postmodern world.

Baker Academic. Religious Aspects. A.

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The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern Theology Cambridge Companions to Religion

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Cambridge University Press #ad - Postmodernism. Leading theologians contribute to this informative Companion. Theologians have responded in many different ways to the challenges posed by theories of postmodernity. Baker Academic. Christianity. Used book in Good Condition. Vanhoozer addresses the issue directly in an introductory survey of what "talk about God" might mean in a postmodern age.

The book offers examples of different types of contemporary theology in relation to postmodernity, and examines the key Christian doctrines in postmodern perspective. David F. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Wells. Kevin J. Religious Aspects.

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Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World

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Zondervan Academic #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Christianity. David F. Douglas Geivett and W. Religious Aspects. Postmodernism. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Baker Academic. Wells. Religious pluralism is the greatest challenge facing Christianity in today's Western culture. Gary phillipsthis book allows each contributor to not only present the case for his view, but also to critique and respond to the critiques of the other contributors.

The counterpoints series provides a forum for comparison and critique of different views—both Christian and non-Christian—on important theological issues. The belief that christ is the only way to God is being challenged, and increasingly Christianity is seen as just one among many valid paths to God.

Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World #ad - In four views on salvation in a pluralistic world, four perspectives are presented by their major proponents:Normative Pluralism: All ethical religions lead to God John HickInclusivism: Salvation is universally available, but is established by and leads to Christ Clark PinnockSalvation in Christ: Agnosticism regarding those who haven't heard the gospel Alister McGrathSalvation in Christ Alone: Salvation depends on explicit personal faith in Jesus Christ alone R.

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Evangelical Ethics: Issues Facing the Church Today, Fourth Edition

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P & R Publishing #ad - Christianity. Postmodernism. Wells. Used book in Good Condition. John jefferson davis brings mature biblical thought to issues such as homosexuality, divorce, euthanasia, war and peace, genetics, abortion, the environment, and remarriage. This fourth edition includes a new chapter on the history and legacy of slavery in the United States.

Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Other chapters have been revised and updated. Baker Academic. For three decades, evangelical Ethics has been regarded as one of the best treatments of contemporary ethical problems facing Christians. Religious Aspects. David F.

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Ethics and Moral Reasoning: A Student's Guide Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition

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Crossway #ad - David F. Christianity. Used book in Good Condition. Drawing on insights from key historical figures and modern Christian ethicists such as Stanley Hauerwas and N. T. Baker Academic. Religious Aspects. Ben mitchell helps us thoughtfully engage our morally confused world in this introduction to ethics from a distinctly Christian perspective.

Wright, this book will help you embrace a holistic approach to moral reasoning that is founded on Scripture and informed by history. From drone warfare to gay marriage, the modern world is full of ethical conundrums stemming from a plethora of amazing technological advances and dramatic cultural shifts.

Ethics and Moral Reasoning: A Student's Guide Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition #ad - Challenging the relativism so rampant in our society today, C. Wells. Postmodernism. Above all Earthly Pow'rs.

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Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism

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IVP Books #ad - What factors have accelarated this decay of truth? why are people willing to embrace such a devalued concept? How does this new view compare and contrast with a Christian understanding? While postmodernism contains some truthful insights despite its attempt to dethrone truth, Douglas Groothuis sees its basic tenets as intellectually flawed and hostile to Christian views.

Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Rather postmodernism sees truth as inseparable from culture, psychology, race and gender. A 2001 christianity today award of Merit winner! The concept of truth as absolute, objective and universal has undergone serious deterioration in recent years. Wells. Used book in Good Condition.

Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism #ad - In this spirited presentation of a solid, apologetics, biblical and logical perspective, Groothuis unveils how truth has come under attack and how it can be defended in the vital areas of theology, ethics and the arts. Used book in Good Condition. Christianity. David F. Postmodernism. Baker Academic. Religious Aspects.

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