Author Beach, Lee J
Title The Church in Exile : Living in Hope after Christendom
Imprint Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2015
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Note Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword by Walter Brueggemann -- Introduction: Exile and Life in a Post-Christian World -- Part I: A Theology of Exile -- 1 Exile as a Motif for the Church Today -- 2 Exile in the Old Testament -- 3 Esther as Advice for Exiles -- 4 Daniel as Advice for Exiles -- 5 Jonah as Advice for Exiles? -- 6 Jesus and Exile in the Early Church -- 7 The Exilic Wisdom of 1 Peter -- Part II: The Practices of Exile -- 8 Leading the Church in Exile: Generating Hope -- 9 Thinking Like Exiles: A Responsive Theology -- 10 Holiness: An Exilic Identity -- 11 Exilic Mission: Engaging the Culture as Exiles -- 12 The Hope of Restoration: A New Home for Exiles -- Conclusion: Converting the Church -- Author Index -- Subject Index -- Scripture Index -- Praise for The Church in Exile -- About the Author -- More Titles from InterVarsity Press -- Academic Textbook Selector
The church in North America today lives in a post-Christian society. Lee Beach helps the people of God today to develop a hopeful and prophetic imagination, a theology responsive to its context, and an exilic identity marked by faithfulness to God's mission in the world
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Beach, Lee J. The Church in Exile : Living in Hope after Christendom Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press,c2015 9780830840663
Subject Christianity -- 21st century.;Religious refugees -- Biblical teaching
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Alt Author Brueggemann, Walter