A Passion for the Possible: A Message to U.S. Churches
Coffin deals with the most controversial social issues facing U.S. churches--abortion, sexism, homophobia, racism, poverty, the environment, disarmament--and, using a biblical perspective, presents a vision for the future that will promote discussion, challenge assumptions, and deeper our passion for the possible.
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