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A Thicker Jesus: Incarnational Discipleship in a Secular Age by Glen H. Stassen PDF

By Glen H. Stassen

Why have a few Christians, resembling Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, been in a position to communicate fact to energy at nice own expense, whereas others with no trouble capitulate to injustice? during this magnum opus, Christian ethicist Glen Stassen argues that such powerful Christianity stems from believing in a "thicker" Jesus, who's Lord over the complete of lifestyles and never only one a part of it. trust during this thicker Jesus ends up in "incarnational discipleship" and will support Christians take care of seven demanding situations raised by means of what Charles Taylor has pointed out as a mundane age.

Stassen elegantly weaves the features of incarnational discipleship as correctives to secularism, that's a posh phenomenon that merits a worldly and rigorous reaction. Paying specific consciousness to the Sermon at the Mount, he reveals stable floor for Christian religion and Christian ethics in a realist figuring out of Jesus that works to provide counsel around the board in tricky demanding situations of our secular age.

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