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|Title: Adventures in Missing the Point: How the Culture-Controlled Church Neutered the Gospel|
By: Brian D. McLaren, Tony Campolo
Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches)|
Weight: 12 ounces
Stock No: WW67139
Contending for the Faith: The Church's Engagement with CultureRalph C. WoodBaylor University Press / Trade Paperback$43.69
How the Culture-Controlled Church Neutered the Gospel If youre brave enough to take an honest look at the issues facing the culturecontrolled churchand the issues in your own liferead on. Do you ever look at how the Christian faith is being lived out in the new millennium and wonder if were not doing what were supposed to be doing? That we still havent quite gotten it? That weve missed the point regarding many important issues? Its understandable if weve relied on what weve been told to believe or whats widely accepted by the Christian community. But if we truly turned a constructive, critical eye toward our beliefs and vigorously questioned them and their origins, where would we find ourselves? Best-selling authors Brian McLaren and Tony Campolo invite you to do just that. Join them on an adventureone thats about uncovering and naming faulty conclusions, suppositions, and assumptions about the Christian faith. In Adventures in Missing the Point, the authors take turns addressing how weve missed the point on crucial topics such as: salvation, the Bible, being postmodern, worship, homosexuality, truth, and many more.
Brian D. McLaren (MA, University of Maryland) is an author, speaker, activist and public theologian. After teaching college English, Brian pastored Cedar Ridge Community Church in the Baltimore-Washington, DC area. Brain has been active in networking and mentoring church planters and pastors for over 20 years. He is a popular conference speaker and a frequent guest lecturer for denominational and ecumenical leadership gatherings in the US and internationally.
Tony Campolo (Ph.D., Temple University) is professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University in suburban Philadelphia, a media commentator on religious, social, and political matters, and the author of a dozen books, including Revolution and Renewal, Let me Tell You a Story, and 20 Hot Potatoes Christians Are Afraid to touch.