Terrorism, same-sex marriage, debt cancellation, the AIDS pandemic, abortion . . . tough issues demand a solid scriptural response. This book delivers it! Combining global awareness with biblically-informed insight, this updated edition examines pluralism, cohabitation, war, and other topics. Essential reading for believers who want to engage our culture with passion and faith. Includes a new chapter on bio-engineering. 512 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Terrorism Same-Sex Marriage Debt Cancellation The AIDS Pandemic These are just some of the critical contemporary issues addressed in this book. Issues Facing Christians Today helps thinking Christians sift through and respond to a sweeping array of complex and pressing topics. Thoroughly revised and updated by Roy McCloughry and fully endorsed by John Stott, this fourth edition continues a two-decades-plus legacy of bringing important current issues under the lens of biblically informed thinking. Combining a keen global awareness with a gift for penetrating analysis, the authors examine such vital topics as Pluralism and Christian witness Cohabitation Environmentalism and ecological stewardship War and peace Abortion and euthanasia
and much more An entirely new chapter on bio-engineering has been contributed by Professor John Wyatt of University College London. Including a study guide, Issues Facing Christians Today is essential reading for Christians who wish to engage our culture with insight, passion, and faith, knowing that the gospel is as relevant and deeply needed today as at any time in history. As the culture wars continue, this book will remain a critical contribution, helping to define Christian social and ethical thinking in the years ahead.
The Reverend Dr. John Stott was Rector Emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place in London, England, and had a worldwide ministry as a Bible expositor, speaker, and writer.
Roy McCloughry is a writer, lecturer, and researcher on Christian approaches to social issues. He has written a number of books including Living in the Presence of the Future and is chairman of Third Way magazine and a vice president of the Shaftesbury Society. He lectures in ethics and social theology at St Johns College, Nottingham.
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