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Ken Wilson,David P. Gushee,Phyllis Tickle,T. M. Luhrmann's A Letter to My Congregation: An evangelical pastor’s path to PDF

By Ken Wilson,David P. Gushee,Phyllis Tickle,T. M. Luhrmann

ISBN-10: 1939880300

ISBN-13: 9781939880307

“This is a step forward paintings coming from the center of evangelical Christianity and provided into the guts of evangelical Christianity,” writes David P. Gushee, the prolific Christian writer and Director of the heart for Theology and Public existence at Mercer collage. In describing this e-book, Gushee maintains: “It is in contrast to different books that call for revision of conventional Christian sexual ethics yet achieve this essentially through rejecting the authority of the Bible. that's not how evangelicals imagine, and it isn't what Ken Wilson does the following. in its place Wilson exhibits how God has led him on a trip towards a rethinking of what the totally authoritative and encouraged Bible must be taken to intend within the lifetime of the church today.”

“This is a amazing and well timed book,” writes Tanya Luhrmann, an writer approximately modern spiritual lifestyles and the Watkins collage Professor within the Stanford Anthropology division. “It is obvious to an observer like me that evangelical Christianity is at a crossroad. ... That challenge is the huge and widening hole among evangelical Christianity and its younger. … The ebook you carry is a passionate and brave argument. many of us won't love it. yet they need to learn it and weigh if it is precise, simply because extra hangs at the argument than the destiny of homosexual marriage inside evangelical Christianity. At its center, this e-book asks Christians to reconsider what God and scripture could be asserting approximately what it potential to be a great and first rate individual. the reply to that query will form what the church turns into in twenty years.”

Best-selling writer and journalist Phyllis Tickle, a professional on faith largely quoted in information media, says of this publication: “We Christians …rarely examine our clergy as women and men who regularly spend agonizing hours and days and weeks pouring studiously over sacred texts in relentless, on-going makes an attempt to penetrate the mysteries contained there, to find their knowledge, their guideline, their relevance, and to think about the skill and repercussions in their implementation inside our the following and now. … this can be midrash. … And within the pages that stick to, now we have ahead of us some of the most beautiful, painful, candid, wonderful items of latest Christian midrash that i've got ever seen.”

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