A Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common Good
Debates rage today about the role of religion in public life. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, various religions come to inhabit the same space. But how do they live together, especially when each wants to shape the public realm according to the dictates of its own sacred texts and traditions? How does the Christian faith relate in the religious pluralism of contemporary public life?
Renowned theologian Miroslav Volf argues that there is no single way Christian faith relates to culture as a whole. He explores major issues on the frontlines of faith today, addressing questions such as:
• In what way does the Christian faith come to malfunction in the contemporary world, and how should we counter these malfunctions?
• What should a Christian's main concern be when it comes to living well in the world today?
• How should we go about realizing a vision for human flourishing in relation to other faiths and under the roof of a single state?
Covering such timely issues as witness in a multifaith society and political engagement in a pluralistic world, this compelling book highlights things Christians can do to serve the common good.
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Great Book by VolfUser Review - Jonathan Becker - Christianbook.com
This book was pleasantly surprising, even though it was at times a bit repetitive. Volf's message is important in an increasingly pluralistic society. Two sections were of particular interest to me ... Read full review
Review: A Public Faith: How Followers of Christ Should Serve the Common GoodUser Review - Russrook - Goodreads
Really helpful account of how Christian faith can find authentic expression in our multicultural world. Read full review