How does the
gospel relate to a pluralist society? What is the Christian message in
a society marked by religious pluralism, ethnic diversity, and cultural
relativism? Should Christians encountering today�s pluralist society
concentrate on evangelism or on dialogue? How does the prevailing
climate of opinion affect, perhaps infect, Christians� faith?
These kinds of questions are addressed
in this noteworthy book by Lesslie Newbigin. A highly respected
Christian leader and ecumenical figure, Newbigin provides a brilliant
analysis of contemporary (secular, humanist, pluralist) culture and
suggests how Christians can more confidently affirm their faith in such
While drawing from scholars such as Michael Polanyi, Alasdair MacIntyre, Hendrikus Berkhof, Walter Wink, and Robert Wuthnow, The Gospel in a Pluralist Society
is suited not only to an academic readership. This heartfelt work by a
missionary pastor and preacher also offers to Christian leaders and
laypeople some thoughtful, helpful, and provocative reflections.
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 03 November, 2008.