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Good faith : being a Christian when society thinks you're irrelevant and extreme

Author: David Kinnaman
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is easy to feel overwhelmed as we try to live faithfully in a culture that seems increasingly hostile to the Christian faith. With a growing backlash against religion and people of faith, it's harder than ever to hold onto our convictions while treating friends, neighbors, coworkers, and even family members who disagree with respect and compassion. Based on groundbreaking research, this timely book by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Kinnaman
ISBN: 9780801013171 0801013178 9780801075445 0801075440 9780801019180 0801019184
OCLC Number: 913557614
Description: 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Understanding our times. Bad faith, good faith ; Irrelevant ; Extreme ; The tension we feel and why --
Part II. Living good faith. Love, believe, live ; The right questions ; Who will lead? ; Assimilate or accommodate ; After the revolution ; Marriage, family, and friendships ; Life, death, and disability ; Race and prejudice ; The gay conversation ; We can't live without intimacy ; Five ways to be faithful --
Part III. The Church and our future. Firm center, soft edges ; Church in a new world ; Faithful in exile.
Responsibility: David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons.

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Politics, marriage, sexuality--with an ever-growing list of contentious issues, believers find it harder than ever to hold on to their convictions while treating those who disagree with respect and  Read more...
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