New PDF release: A Thicker Jesus: Incarnational Discipleship in a Secular Age

By Glen H. Stassen

ISBN-10: 0664238173

ISBN-13: 9780664238179

Why have a few Christians, reminiscent of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, been in a position to converse fact to strength at nice own rate, whereas others with no trouble capitulate to injustice? during this magnum opus, Christian ethicist Glen Stassen argues that such strong Christianity stems from believing in a "thicker" Jesus, who's Lord over the full of lifestyles and never only one a part of it. trust during this thicker Jesus ends up in "incarnational discipleship" and will support Christians take care of seven demanding situations raised by means of what Charles Taylor has pointed out as an earthly age.

Stassen elegantly weaves the features of incarnational discipleship as correctives to secularism, that's a posh phenomenon that merits a cosmopolitan and rigorous reaction. Paying specific recognition to the Sermon at the Mount, he unearths good flooring for Christian religion and Christian ethics in a realist figuring out of Jesus that works to offer tips around the board in tricky demanding situations of our secular age.

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