Pundits regularly declare that Christianity is dying—its golden age of influence is long gone in Western Europe, and similar trends are happening in North America. But while it slowly dies in the West, Christianity has been coming to life in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Now immigrants, refugees, and missionaries from the Global South bring their vibrant faith to our shores. They are bringing the gospel back to us in new and surprising ways. Christianity is rising, you just have to look around.
This volume provides access to selections from Martin Luther's Table Talk, Volume 54 of Luther's Works. Editor Henry F. French has carefully chosen some of the best of Luther's conversations with many guests who frequented the dinner table in the home of Martin and Katie Luther.
Zach Mills's lively and powerful biography, The Last Blues Preacher, brings the life and work of Reverend Clay Evans into our time and examines how current national conversations on race, religion, politics, and popular culture can and should inform contemporary activism.
By entering the culture wars, churchgoers in the United States have ushered the Left and the Right to even greater extremes. Allen Hilton believes that religion isn't inherently divisive, and he suggests a new role for Christianity. Jesus prayed that his disciples might all be one, and this book imagines a proper answer to that prayer in the context of American polarization. Hilton promotes a Christianity that brings people together with their differences, creating a house united that will help our nation come back together.
Faith in Action will deepen your perspective on important issues—from racial justice to environmental concerns, from LGBTQIA equality to Native people's rights, from women's equality to disability rights, from mass incarceration to immigration—so that when you step out into the world to be an activist, advocate, and ally, you'll have the tools and confidence you need. Created by contributors with varied experiences in activism, faith, policy, and social change, Faith in Action is the book for you if you are ready to make a real difference.
Using the annual lectionary as his guide, Christian Piatt has put together a devotional that allows us to read through major parts of the Old and New Testaments and finally understand them in plain English.
The virgin birth is a much-loved story in the Christian tradition, but many theologians dispute the tradition of the virginal conception on both historical and scientific grounds. A Complicated Pregnancy records Kyle Robert's fascinating journey through the evidence and the myth, through history, biblical interpretation, and church politics. His conclusion surprised him, and it will surprise you, too.
With his signature combination of biblical reflection, theological reasoning, and psychological insight, Richard Beck shows how God always meets us in the marginalized, the oppressed, and the refugee.
Honoring Our Neighbor’s Faith: A Lutheran Perspective on Faith Traditions in America, Revised Edition
Hundreds of Christian denominations and dozens of non-Christian traditions have followers in the United States. How do we view this wide variety of beliefs and practices? How does the Lutheran tradition compare with others?
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