Telling the Truth: Evangelizing Postmoderns

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D. A. Carson
Harper Collins, Jul 23, 2002 - Religion - 416 pages
This thoughtful book provides cultural analysis, probes some of the most important turning-points of biblical theology, describes the experiences of those who are proving fruitful in contemporary evangelism, and exposes readers to those who are thinking hard both strategically and practically about reaching the postmodern world.

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An excellent book very appropriate to the situation in a Dutch village. I got a new insight in how people live and think. I also got to see new ways in which to approach the people with the message of ... Read full review

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This is an excellent collection of presentations made at a conference on Postmodernism and the Church at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The addresses cover the bases from the philisophical ... Read full review


An Ancient Message through Modern Means to a Postmodern Mind 19
The Touch of Truth 30
Why Is Religious Pluralism Funand Dangerous? 47
Why Should Anyone Believe Anything at All? 93
Two Ways to Liveand Biblical Theology 102
Keeping Christ Central in Preaching 111
The Uniqueness of Jesus Christ 123
Reaching Out to Postmodern AsianAmericans 224
Faithfully Relating to Unbelievers in a Relational Age 245
The Lifestyle of the Great Commission 255
Reaching thePostChristian University 295
Ministeringing the Postmodern Academy 307
Examples of Effective Evangelism 315
AStrategy forReaching thePostmodern Generation 322
Evangelizing Postmoderns Using aMission Outpost Strategy 343

Conversion beyond Mere Religious Preference 153
Declaring Sinners Righteous Rom 321 26
2 Corinthians 51121 175
Model 1 195
Model 2 206
AfricanAmericans 214
The Gospel for a New Generation 352
The Urgency of the Gospel 371
Athens Revisited 384
Notes 399
Index 407

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D. A. Carson (PhD, Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois, where he has taught since 1978. He is co-founder (with Tim Keller) of the Gospel Coalition, and has written or edited nearly 60 books. He has served as a pastor and is an active guest lecturer in church and academic settings around the world.

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