What Does a Progressive Christian Believe?: A Guide for the Searching, the Open, and the Curious

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Church Publishing, Inc., 2008 - Religion - 124 pages
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This book came into being about two o'clock in the morning on the day after the 2004 presidential election. It arose out of the stunned realization that the historic tradition of progressive Christian thought and action had virtually disappeared from our public discourse.Progressive Christianity, writes theology professor Delwin Brown, is a family of perspectives that is united in opposing right-wing religion but also desires to go beyond "liberal" and "conservative" labels.Kindle edition available
  

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Review: What Does a Progressive Christian Believe?: A Guide for the Searching, the Open, and the Curious

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very interesting read. Although I do not fully agree with what this writer says, he has good insight into what Progressive Chrsitians believe. As the writer says, it is what this Progressive Chrsitian ... Read full review

Review: What Does a Progressive Christian Believe?: A Guide for the Searching, the Open, and the Curious

User Review  - Troy - Goodreads

Here's my review of this very worthwhile book: http://lovinggodwithallyourmind.com/2... Read full review

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Contents

What Progressive Christianity Is Not
1
Bible Negotiating the Heritage
15
Christ Overturning the Categories
29
God Exploring the Depths
43
Humanity Continuing the Creation
57
Sin Failing and Hiding
69
Salvation Seeking and Finding
83
Church Serving and Being Served
95
Rightly Mixing Religion with Politics
111
Notes
123
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Delwin Brown is dean emeritus of Pacific School of Religion and formerly the Harvey H. Potthoff Professor of Christian Theology at Iliff School of Theology. The author of many books and articles, he is a lay member of the United Methodist Church and lives in Berkeley, California

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