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Review: Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western CultureUser Review - Jp - Goodreads
A great book to help create a framework for sharing the Gospel with moderns and post-moderns. Read full review
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Review: Foolishness to the Greeks: The Gospel and Western CultureUser Review - David Moore - Goodreads
I will probably need to reread the book or relisten to it to get the full value. A difficult book to follow completely in an audio format at least the first time through. Read full review
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Page 3 - By the word culture we have to understand the sum total of ways of living developed by a group of human beings and handed on from generation to generation.
Page 4 - ... a culturally conditioned style of life. There can never be a culture-free gospel. Yet the gospel, which is from the beginning to the end embodied in culturally conditioned forms, calls into question all cultures, including the one in which it was originally embodied.
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