Tom Wright invites readers to consider the crucial ways in which the Christian gospel challenges and subverts the intellectual, moral and political values of contemporary culture. He gives a vigorous critique of common cultural assumptions and examines three defining characteristics of our time—neo-gnosticism, neo-imperialism and postmodernity.
For centuries the moral argument—that objective morality points to the existence of God—has been a powerful apologetic tool. In this volume, David and Marybeth Baggett offer a dramatic, robust, and even playful version of the moral argument, showing that it not only points to God's existence but that it also contributes to our ongoing spiritual transformation.
What should Christian witness look like in our contemporary society? In this timely book, Alan Noble looks at our cultural moment, characterized by technological distraction and the growth of secularism, laying out individual, ecclesial, and cultural practices that disrupt our society's deep-rooted assumptions and point beyond them to the transcendent grace and beauty of Jesus.
Brad Stetson and Joseph G. Conti explore the use and misuse of the value of tolerance in academic circles and popular media, demonstrating that Christian conviction about religious truth provides the only secure basis for a tolerant society which promotes truth seeking.
Douglas Groothuis sees the basic tenets of postmodernism as intellectually flawed and here unveils how truth can be defended in the postmodern era in the vital areas of theology, apologetics, ethics and the arts.
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.
Crystal L. Downing introduces students (especially those in the arts) to postmodernism: where it came from, and how Christians can best understand, critique and benefit from its insights.
Millard J. Erickson examines the intellectual roots of postmodernism, identifies its most prominent exponents and critiques its foundational assumptions with clarity and evenhandedness.
Alister McGrath sets forth the constructive ground on which evangelicalism stands and shows how this revivified school of thought might respond to postmodernism, religious pluralism and postliberalism.
Ray Anderson offers a theological framework for the emerging church. Showing that an emergent theology is messianic, revelational, kingdom-coming and eschatological, this book addresses many of the concerns of those looking for a church that is contemporary, yet true to the gospel in its beliefs.