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"God Is Dead" and I Don't Feel So Good Myself: Theological by Jon Stanley,Christopher J. Keller,Andrew David,D. Stephen PDF

By Jon Stanley,Christopher J. Keller,Andrew David,D. Stephen Long

during this pertinent and fascinating quantity top Christian philosophers, theologians, and writers from all around the denominational map explode the black-and-white binaries that signify either side of the hot Atheism debate. They go beyond the confident shouting suits of this most recent expression of the tradition wars through conducting rigorous, polychromatic Christian mirrored image that considers the level to which the atheistic critique-both new and old-might support the church circulate towards a extra mature religion, actual spirituality, charitable witness, and peaceful perform. With beneficiant openness and ferocious wit, this selection of essays, interviews, memoir, poetry, and visible art-including contributions from best intellectuals, activists, and artists similar to Stanley Hauerwas, Charles Taylor, John Milbank, Stanley Fish, Luci Shaw, Paul Roorda, Merold Westphal, and D. Stephen Long-provides substantial research, incisive critique, and a hopeful future of Christian conversation with atheist voices.

“I used to be gazing a television documentary the opposite evening that featured a number of hugely non secular mom and dad facing their hugely addictive grownup youngsters’ drug and sexuality matters. ‘Their religion turns out to lead them to worse mom and dad and worse people,’ I acknowledged to my spouse after the final advertisement. i think an identical method while political leaders herald faith to justify the unjustifiable, as they too frequently do. That’s why i'm so thankful for this fantastic e-book: atheism isn’t simply whatever to oppose or refute—it may be a reflect, with a lot to coach us believers approximately ourselves and our distorted and unworthy principles approximately God and faith. The atheist too is our neighbor, and God will want to communicate to us throughout the incisive perception of a good atheist. hugely, hugely recommended.”
author of every thing needs to swap: Jesus, worldwide Crises, and a Revolution of Hope

“The very form of this booklet is a reaction to the hot Atheism accurately since it refuses their slim mind's eye and rationalist fundamentalism. rather than enjoying by way of their principles, this booklet imagines religion differently in a gorgeous number of poetry, prose, interviews, and photographs. it truly is an highbrow ceremonial dinner which seats us on the desk with the most significant voices of our day.”
author of The satan Reads Derrida: And different Essays at the college, the Church, Politics, and the Arts

“A wealthy, diversified nuanced selection of essays, interviews, musings, poetry, and artwork that jointly upload as much as a beneficiant, attractive reaction to the hot Atheism. Readers will both be stunned or unsurprised to benefit that the 'god' declared lifeless by means of the recent Atheists seems to not be the God of Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, and Jacob that Christians verify. God isn't really a proof. This quantity makes a robust case that the suitable reaction to the resurgent atheism isn't larger arguments, yet sufferer humility, and the perform of gratitude with the fruit of ask yourself, and the honey of love.”
—James H. Olthuis, Institute for Christian experiences, Toronto, Emeritus

Andrew David is coping with editor of the opposite magazine and an editor with the collage of Washington in Seattle. he's coeditor with Chris Keller of Remembering the long run (Cascade, 2009) and the reviews in Evangelicalism ebook sequence with Cascade Books (Jesus women, 2009).

Christopher J. Keller is editor-in-chief of the opposite magazine. he's a psychotherapist and an teacher at Mars Hill Graduate School.

Jon Stanley is theology editor for the opposite magazine. he's a psychotherapist and a doctoral candidate in philosophical theology on the Institute for Christian experiences in Toronto.

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