• Families at the Crossroads
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    Families at the Crossroads

    Beyond Tradition Modern Options

    by Rodney R. Clapp

    Rodney Clapp articulates a challenge to both sides of the critical debate on the future of the family. Named one of the Best Books of 1995 by the London Bible College Bookshop.

  • The Faithful Artist
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    The Faithful Artist

    A Vision for Evangelicalism and the Arts

    Studies in Theology and the Arts

    by Cameron J Anderson

    Drawing upon his experiences as both a Christian and an artist, Cameron J. Anderson traces the relationship between the evangelical church and modern art in postwar America. While acknowledging the tensions between faith and visual art, he casts a vision for how Christian artists can faithfully pursue their vocational calling in contemporary culture.

  • Winsome Persuasion
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    Winsome Persuasion

    Christian Influence in a Post-Christian World

    by Tim Muehlhoff and Richard Langer
    Foreword by Quentin J. Schultze

    The task of bearing faithful witness to Jesus in our post-Christian society is complicated. What should our interactions with the dominant cultural ethos look like? How might we be both persuasive and civil? Integrating communications and theology, this model for cultural engagement offers a compelling vision of public engagement that is both shrewd and gracious.

  • Homosexuality
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    Homosexuality

    The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate

    by Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse

    Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse help us face questions surrounding the issue of homosexuality squarely and honestly, examining how scientific research has been used within church debates--especially within Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal contexts.

  • Ex-Gays?
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    Ex-Gays?

    A Longitudinal Study of Religiously Mediated Change in Sexual Orientation

    by Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse

    Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse present social science research on homosexuals designed to answer the questions: Can those who receive religiously-informed psychotherapy experience a change in their sexual orientation? Are such programs harmful to participants?

  • Truth Is Stranger Than It Used to Be
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    Truth Is Stranger Than It Used to Be

    Biblical Faith in a Postmodern Age

    by J. Richard Middleton and Brian J. Walsh

    J. Richard Middleton and Brian J. Walsh offer an introduction, evaluation and response to postmodern culture that comes straight from the heart of the gospel.

  • Missional God, Missional Church
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    Missional God, Missional Church

    Hope for Re-evangelizing the West

    by Ross Hastings

    Building on the works of David Bosch, Lesslie Newbigin and others, Ross Hastings delivers a comprehensive theology of mission founded on the trinitarian doctrine of God and a "defiant optimism" about the possible re-evangelization of the Western world.

  • Faith-Rooted Organizing
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    Faith-Rooted Organizing

    Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World

    by Rev. Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Heltzel

    Since the 1930s, organizing movements for social justice in the U.S. have largely been built on secular assumptions. But what if Christians were to shape their organizing around the implications of the truth that God is real and Jesus is risen? Reverend Alexia Salvatierra and theologian Peter Heltzel propose a model of organizing that arises from their Christian convictions, with implications for all faiths.

  • Hostile Environment
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    Hostile Environment

    Understanding and Responding to Anti-Christian Bias

    by George Yancey

    Sociologist George Yancey unpacks the underlying perspectives and root causes of "Christianophobia," or intense anti-Christian hostility. He considers to what extent Christians have themselves contributed to this animosity and explores how we can respond more constructively, defusing tensions and working toward the common good.

  • The Global Public Square
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    The Global Public Square

    Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity

    by Os Guinness

    Recognizing that tyranny takes on secular as well as traditional guises, Os Guinness seeks a return to the first principles of religious and political freedom. Hearkening back to the "soul liberty" of English Puritan Roger Williams, Guinness argues that a society's greatest bulwark against abuse lies in its people's freedom of conscience.

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