Postmodern and Wesleyan?: Exploring the Boundaries and Possibilities
Jay Richard Akkerman, Thomas Jay Oord, Brent D. Peterson
Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2009 - Religion - 191 pages
Change is in the air and it may entail a radically different way of looking at life. The most common word to describe this change is ípostmodernism.íPostmodern and Wesleyan? is both an exploration and an internal dialogue. Essays written by differing voices explore various dimensions of postmodernism as they relate to theology, church, practices, communities, and missions.Each section includes a critical response by a respected Wesleyan leader to the ideas expressed. Dr. Leonard Sweet concludes each section with comments to continue the conversation.This important conversation piece invites churches, pastors, and laity to explore together how the Christian faith might shape both the present and the future.By providing a forum for engaging issues, both important and difficult, Postmodern and Wesleyan? offers a voice to some of the most creative thinkers in the movement and a help to Christians deciding the direction they must go in order to share the good news of Godís love.
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