In this book, pastor and distinguished church leader John Buchanan reviews the history of the Christian community, examines the realities of the church worldwide, and looks forward to the future where a new church may be needed to meet the challenges of a new world. Buchanan describes changes impacting the church and invites Christians to be hopeful and look for signs of what God might be calling the church to be. A New Church for a New World is insightful, informative, and ideal for individual or group study.
The Foundations of Christian Faith series enables readers to learn about contemporary theology in ways that are clear, enjoyable, and meaningful. It examines the doctrines of the Christian faith and stimulates readers not only to think more deeply about their faith but also to understand their faith in relationship to contemporary challenges and questions. Individuals and study groups alike will find these guides invaluable in their search for depth and integrity in their Christian faith.
|Looking Backward and Forward||p. 1|
|Behold, a Very Old Thing||p. 8|
|"I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church"||p. 18|
|Church, Empire, Reformation||p. 28|
|Reformation to Revolution||p. 40|
|A New Church for a New World||p. 50|
|The Church as Living Reminder||p. 57|
|The Church as Beloved Community||p. 63|
|A Sign of the Kingdom||p. 72|
|The End? The Beginning? Or the End of the Beginning?||p. 79|
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Series: Foundations of Christian Faith
Number Of Pages: 92
Published: 1st October 2005
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.39 x 14.02 x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.16