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A peculiar people : the Church as culture in a post-Christian society

Author: Rodney Clapp
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uses history, theology, scripture, and social analysis to argue that contemporary Christians need to unapologetically reclaim their reputation as "peculiar people" in today's technological and consumer-based society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Clapp
ISBN: 0830819908 9780830819904
OCLC Number: 34919668
Description: 251 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Where I'm Writing From --
The Church as Unchurch: How Christians Became Useless --
The Church as Private Club: Irrelevant for Constantine's Sake --
The Church as Nation-State: Why America Is Not the Issue --
The Church as Type: Why Christians Should Thank God for the Culture Wars --
The Church as Church: Practicing the Politics of Jesus --
The Church as Worshipping Community: Welcome to the (Real) World --
The Church as Parade: The Politics of Liturgy --
The Church as Listening Community: The Performance of Scripture --
The Church as World: On the Faithfulness of Pagans --
The Church as Mission & Message: Evangelism After Constantine --
The Church as a Way of Life: Liturgy After the Liturgy --
The Church as a Community of Friends: About Beginning Where We Already Are --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Rodney Clapp.

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Uses history, theology, scripture, and social analysis to argue that contemporary Christians need to unapologetically reclaim their reputation as "peculiar people" in today's technological and consumer-based society.

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