A New Kind of Conversation
Using a blog format, A New Kind of Conversation is an experimental book that enters into a conversational theological exploration with five evangelical leaders and academics (Brian McLaren, Bruce Ellis Benson, Ellen Haroutunian, Mabiala Kenzon and Myron Bradley Penner), who are the primary bloggers.
Originally posted on anewkindofconversation.com, people all over the world were invited to blog on the following topics:
This book is a condensed version of that conversation.
Foreword by John R. Franke
Introduction: Toward a New Kind of Conversation by the Editors 1
Blog One: What Is "Postmodernism"? By Bruce Ellis Benson 5
Blog Two: What Is a Postmodern Evangelical? by Myron Bradley Penner 37
Blog Three: Theology and (Non)(Post)Foundationalism by Bruce Ellis Benson 65
Blog Four: The Bible, Theology, and Postmodernism by Myron Bradley Penner 89
Blog Five: Evangelical Faith and (Postmodern) Others by Mabiala Kenzo 115
Blog Six: Postmodern Apologetics by Myron Bradley Penner 137
Blog Seven (Part One): Postmodern Ministry: In Search of a Living Orthodoxy by Ellen Haroutunian 163
Blog Seven (Part Two): Ministry in the Now by Ellen Haroutunian 167
Blog Eight: Spiritual Formation in a Postmodern Context by Brian Mclaren 183