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  • American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion
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    American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion

    Reassessing the History of an Idea

    by John D. Wilsey
    Foreword by John Fea

    The idea of America's special place in history has been a guiding light for centuries. With thoughtful insight, John D. Wilsey traces the concept of exceptionalism, including its theological meaning and implications for civil religion. This careful history considers not only the abuses of the idea but how it can also point to constructive civil engagement and human flourishing.

  • Intercultural Theology, Volume Two
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    Intercultural Theology, Volume Two

    Theologies of Mission

    Missiological Engagements

    by Henning Wrogemann

    In this second volume of his three-volume Intercultural Theology, Henning Wrogemann turns to theologies of mission. Tracing developments across a range of Christian traditions, movements, themes, and regions of the globe, Wrogemann provides an overview of the theological underpinnings, rationalizations, and visions for mission and its practice.

  • American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion
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    American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion

    Reassessing the History of an Idea

    by John D. Wilsey
    Foreword by John Fea

    The idea of America's special place in history has been a guiding light for centuries. With thoughtful insight, John D. Wilsey traces the concept of exceptionalism, including its theological meaning and implications for civil religion. This careful history considers not only the abuses of the idea but how it can also point to constructive civil engagement and human flourishing.

  • Free at Last?
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    Free at Last?

    The Gospel in the African American Experience

    The IVP Signature Collection

    by Carl F. Ellis Jr.

    In this historical and cultural study, Carl Ellis offers an in-depth assessment of the state of African American freedom and dignity. Tracing the growth of Black consciousness from the days of slavery to the 1990s, Ellis examines Black culture and shows how God is revitalizing the African American church and expanding its cultural range.

  • A Free People's Suicide A Free People's Suicide
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    A Free People's Suicide

    Sustainable Freedom and the American Future

    by Os Guinness

    Cultural observer Os Guinness argues that the American experiment in freedom is at risk. Guinness calls us to cultivate the essential civic character needed for ordered liberty and sustainable freedom. True freedom requires virtue, which in turn requires faith. Only within the framework of what is true, right and good can freedom be found.

  • Demanding Liberty Demanding Liberty
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    Demanding Liberty

    An Untold Story of American Religious Freedom

    by Brandon J. O'Brien

    Historian Brandon O'Brien unveils an untold story of religious liberty in America. Between theocracy and secularism, Baptist pastor Isaac Backus contended for a third way—religious liberty and freedom of conscience for all Americans, regardless of belief. Backus's ideas impacted his era, giving us insight into how people of faith today can navigate political debates and work for the common good.

  • Spirit Outside the Gate Spirit Outside the Gate
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    Spirit Outside the Gate

    Decolonial Pneumatologies of the American Global South

    Missiological Engagements

    by Oscar García-Johnson

    Oscar García-Johnson explores a new grammar for the study of theology and mission in global Christianity, especially in Latin America. Moving to recover important elements in ancestral traditions of the Americas, he discerns pneumatological continuity between the pre-Columbian and post-Columbian communities. With an interdisciplinary, narrative approach, this work offers a constructive theology of mission for the church in global contexts.

  • The Future of Evangelical Theology The Future of Evangelical Theology
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    The Future of Evangelical Theology

    Soundings from the Asian American Diaspora

    by Amos Yong

    The shift of Christianity from the Euro-American West to the Global South invites a thorough rethinking of evangelical theology. In this bold proposal, Amos Yong draws on the Asian American religious experience to develop a Pentecostal global evangelical theology that pays attention to the realities of gender, race, migration, economics, justice and politics.

  • The New Shape of World Christianity
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    The New Shape of World Christianity

    How American Experience Reflects Global Faith

    by Mark A. Noll

    In this book Mark Noll makes the compelling case that how Americans have come to practice the Christian faith is just as globally important as what the American church has done in the world. He backs up this substantial claim with the scholarly attentiveness we've come to expect from him.

  • Free at Last?
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    Free at Last?

    The Gospel in the African-American Experience

    by Carl F. Ellis, Jr.

    Carl Ellis assesses the state of African American freedom and dignity in contemporary culture. He stresses the importance of African Americans knowing who they are and where they have been.