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Certainly, the evangelical Christian church should do more than simply dismiss non-Christian religions as pagan without argument or comment. What we need more now, than ever before, is a theology of religions that is exclusively Christ honoring, biblically faithful, intellectually satisfying, compassionate, and that will encourage Spirit-empowered mission.
Number of Pages: 416
Vendor: B&H Academic
Publication Date: 2010
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Can Evangelicals Learn from World Religions? Jesus, Revelation & Religious TraditionsGerald R. McDermottInter-Varsity Press / 2000 / Trade Paperback$18.00 Retail:
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Christianity Encountering World Religions: The Practice of Mission in the Twenty-first CenturyTerry Muck, Frances AdeneyBaker Academic / 2009 / Trade Paperback$26.99 Retail:
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Submitted: June 10, 2010
Tell us a little about yourself. I have been a believer in Jesus Christ since childhood, having the blessing of being raised in a family that believed the gospel. I am married with three children. I am an Associate Professor of Theology at Western Seminary in Portland, OR, and serve as an elder at my church.
What was your motivation behind this project? I am concerned that efforts to explain how people might be saved apart from hearing and believing the gospel diminish our commitment to missions. I have found such proposals to be biblically unfaithful and logically problematic.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? I pray that any who read this book will be in awe that our great God has made salvation available in his Son and that they will be compelled to love and proclaim the gospel of life.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? When you begin to marshal evidence for the supremacy and exclusivity of Christ from Scripture, you are overwhelmed at the grace of God and the excellencies of Christ.