Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport   -     By: Richard J. Mouw
Buy Item $13.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 10% ($1.50) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Buy eBook Begin reading in seconds $5.88 eBook Details

Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport

Zondervan / 2004 / Paperback

$13.49 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.99
|
Save 10% ($1.50)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW231973

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $5.88 Retail: $6.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Hardcover $13.49 Retail: $14.99 Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Product Description

What do you think about Calvinism? Do you view it positively or negatively? Or has its day passed? Let's face it, many non-Calvinists hold a less-than-positive view, sometimes due to caricatures. This friendly, conversational book helps clear up some misconceptions and distorted views. If you're not a Calvinist, here is an engaging inside look. And if you are a Calvinist, Richard Mouw shows how to live gently and respectfully with others--Christians and non-Christians--who hold different perspectives. This book focuses not on what Calvinists believe but on how they live. From a movie scene to the author's personal experiences in Las Vegas, you are invited to travel with Mouw and see the Reformed faith in a new light. Yes, it still does travel well!

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Vendor: Zondervan
Dimensions: 8 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 0310231973
ISBN-13: 9780310231974
UPC: 025986231972
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Related Products

  1. Beyond Five Points
    Beyond Five Points
    Ernest C. Reisinger, D. Matthew Allen
    Founders Press / 2002 / Trade Paperback
    $12.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 13% ($1.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW1336105
  2. Practical Implications of Calvinism
    Practical Implications of Calvinism
    Albert Martin
    Banner of Truth / 1991 / Trade Paperback
    $2.50
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW1512968
  3. Praying at Burger King
    Praying at Burger King
    Richard J. Mouw
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $10.80 Retail: $12.00 Save 10% ($1.20)
    Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    CBD Stock No: WW840462
  4. Calvinism: A Southern Baptist Dialogue
    Calvinism: A Southern Baptist Dialogue
    Brad Waggoner, E. Ray Clendenen
    B&H Books / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW448351

Publisher's Description

What do the Canons of Dordt mean to people in the Las Vegas airport—and does anyone there even care? In the movie Hardcore, a pious Calvinist elder tries unsuccessfully to explain the TULIP theology of his Dutch Reformed faith to a prostitute in the Las Vegas airport. This incongruous conversation demonstrates how Calvinism is often perceived today: irrelevant, harsh, even disrespectful. Beginning with this movie scene, Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport addresses the weaknesses of Calvinism and points to its strengths. How does Calvinism shed light on today? Instead of reciting the Canons of Dordt, what’s a more compassionate way to relate to nonbelievers? What might it look like to live out the doctrines of TULIP with gentleness and respect? This conversational book provides answers and shatters some stereotypes. Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport encourages you to live every aspect of life—business, family, education, politics, activities, and more—before the face of a generous, sovereign God. Calvinists and non-Calvinists alike will find this an enjoyable read. You will discover that Reformed theology can speak relevantly and compellingly today, both to you and to people in the Las Vegas airport. Does Calvinism Have Anything to Do with the 21st Century? What do you think about Calvinism? Do you view it positively or negatively? Or has its day passed? Let’s face it, many non-Calvinists hold a less-than-positive view, sometimes due to caricatures. This friendly, conversational book helps clear up some misconceptions and distorted views. If you’re not a Calvinist, here is an engaging inside look. And if you are a Calvinist, Richard Mouw shows how to live gently and respectfully with others—Christians and non-Christians—who hold different perspectives. Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport focuses not on what Calvinists believe but on how they live. From a movie scene to the author’s personal experiences in Las Vegas, you are invited to travel with Mouw and see the Reformed faith in a new light. Yes, it still does travel well!

Author Bio

Richard J. Mouw (PhD, University of Chicago) is president and professor of Christian philosophy at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He is a Beliefnet.com columnist and the author of numerous books.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    February 25, 2008
    Martin Van Dyk
    It created much thought. Clarification of matters is important. Richard Mouw has a gift of transparency to remove ambiguity. Consequently a Christian is defined as more than being. Christianity is a revelation and our lives is a response. One without the other carries no purpose. Church-leadership ought to have a copy of the book.
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Color of Light: Poems on van Gogh's Late Paintings
    The Color of Light: Poems on van Gogh's Late Paintings
    Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
    Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2007 / Hardcover
    $3.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 80% ($16.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW827289
  2. C.S. Lewis, My Godfather: Letters, Photos, and Recollections
    C.S. Lewis, My Godfather: Letters, Photos, and Recollections
    Laurence Harwood
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2007 / Hardcover
    $0.50 Retail: $16.00 Save 97% ($15.50)
    3.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW834980
  3. Finding God in the Land of Narnia
    Finding God in the Land of Narnia
    Kurt Bruner, Jim Ware
    Tyndale House / 2005 / Hardcover
    $1.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 85% ($11.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW81044
  4. Bible Accessory Kit, Students
    Bible Accessory Kit, Students
    Ellie Claire Gift & Paper / Gift
    $2.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 80% ($12.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW770108X

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search