A Primer on Postmodernism

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Eerdmans #ad - We are now moving from the modern to the postmodern era. He shows the threads that link art and architecture, philosophy and fiction, literary theory and television. He shows how the postmodern phenomenon has actually been in the making for a century and then introduces readers to the gurus of the postmodern mind-set.

A Primer on Postmodernism #ad - . From the academy to pop culture, our society is in the throes of change rivaling the birth of modernity out of the decay of the Middle Ages. What he offers here is truly an indispensable guide for understanding today's culture. But what is postmodernism? how did it arise? what characterizes the postmodern ethos? What is the postmodern mind and how does it differ from the modern mind? Who are its leading advocates? Most important of all, what challenges does this cultural shift present to the church, which must proclaim the gospel to the emerging postmodern generation? Stanley Grenz here charts the postmodern landscape.

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Christianity and the Postmodern Turn: Six Views

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Brazos Press #ad - Correspondingly, and knowledge have been radically altered, language, truth, recent philosophy has taken a postmodern turn in which traditional concepts of reality, says Myron Penner, if not discarded. Smith, merold westphal, john Franke, Douglas Geivett, Kevin Vanhoozer, and R. In our post-cold war, post-colonial, post-Christian world, Western culture is experiencing a dramatic shift.

Here James K. A. Scott smith respond to the question, "what perils and/or promises does the postmodern turn hold for the tasks of Christian thinkers?" Addressing topics such as the nature of rationality and biblical faith, and the impact of postmodern concerns on ethics, the relationship of language to reality, this book presents a variety of positions in vigorous dialogue with each other.

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Gagging of God, The

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Zondervan Academic #ad - Is jesus the only way to god? this clear, critically-acclaimed, scholarly response to that question affirms the deep need for the Gospel’s exclusive message in today’s increasingly pluralistic global community. The gold medallion award-winning book that presents a persuasive case for Christ as the only way to God.

The gagging of god offers an in-depth look at the big picture, shows how the many ramifications of pluralism are all parts of a whole, and then provides a systematic Christian response.

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Faith Comes by Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism

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IVP Academic #ad - Key questions--is general revelation sufficient? Are other religions salvific? Do holy pagans exist? Must faith be explicit? Is exclusivism unjust?--are probed and answered from a biblical, theological and historical perspective. What about those who have never heard? The debate swirls and feelings run deep.

Here is a passionate but irenic response to the arguments of those who believe that the unevangelized can or might be saved apart from knowledge of Jesus Christ. What is the fate of the unevangelized? The traditional position--that apart from an explicit faith in Jesus no one is saved--seems to have fallen out of favor with many evangelicals.

Faith Comes by Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism #ad - The book's positive thrust is summed up by editors Robert Peterson and Christopher Morgan : "God is passionately engaged in gathering people to know, love and worship him from every tribe, language, people and nation. And he has called us to join him on this mission. ". Building on the insights of others, even those with little background, nine scholars introduce readers, to the ongoing discussion.

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Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oxford University Press #ad - The key postmodernist ideas are explored and challenged, ethics and artwork of the period, as they figure in the theory, politics, philosophy, and it is shown how they have interacted within a postmodernist culture. About the series: combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics.

Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction #ad - But how can it be defined? in this highly readable introduction the mysteries of this most elusive of concepts are unraveled, casting a critical light upon the way we live now, from the politicizing of museum culture to the cult of the politically correct. Oxford University Press. Postmodernism has become the buzzword of contemporary society over the last decade.

. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam.

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Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World

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Eerdmans Pub Co #ad - The deflation of the enlightenment worldview and rise of the post-modern mood over the last decades has altered the relation of Christian faith to culture. Christians need to confess christ as the center in a society lacking a center, as the sovereign in a world seemingly ruled by chance, and as the one who can give meaning in a nihilistic culture.

How, should the church confess christ? "above All Earthly Powers" paints a picture of the West in all its complexity, brilliance, in this new situation, and emptiness. Postmodernism. Christianity. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Above all earthly powers" issues a prophetic call to the evangelical church that it cannot afford to ignore.

Above All Earthly Pow'rs: Christ in a Postmodern World #ad - Oxford University Press. Wells masterfully depicts it, individualistic, therapeutic, the postmodern ethos is relativistic, and yet remarkably spiritual. David F. As david F. Religious Aspects. Wells. By placing a premium on marketing rather than truth, the evangelical church is in danger of selling authentic engagement with culture for worldly success.

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Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism

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IVP Books #ad - Postmodernism. Rather postmodernism sees truth as inseparable from culture, psychology, race and gender. Used book in Good Condition. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Christianity. Oxford University Press. A 2001 christianity today award of Merit winner! The concept of truth as absolute, objective and universal has undergone serious deterioration in recent years.

In this spirited presentation of a solid, Groothuis unveils how truth has come under attack and how it can be defended in the vital areas of theology, apologetics, biblical and logical perspective, ethics and the arts. Religious Aspects. What factors have accelarated this decay of truth? why are people willing to embrace such a devalued concept? How does this new view compare and contrast with a Christian understanding? While postmodernism contains some truthful insights despite its attempt to dethrone truth, Douglas Groothuis sees its basic tenets as intellectually flawed and hostile to Christian views.

Truth Decay: Defending Christianity Against the Challenges of Postmodernism #ad - Wells. No longer is it a goal for all to pursue. Ultimately, truth is what we make it to be. David F.

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Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church The Church and Postmodern Culture

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Baker Academic #ad - A. It is the first book in the church and Postmodern Culture series, which provides practical applications for Christians engaged in ministry in a postmodern world. Baker Academic. Wells. Smith claims that their ideas have been misinterpreted and actually have a deep affinity with central Christian claims. Each chapter opens with an illustration from a recent movie and concludes with a case study considering recent developments in the church that have attempted to respond to the postmodern condition, such as the "emerging church" movement.

Religious Aspects. Oxford University Press. Postmodernism. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Used book in Good Condition. Christianity. David F. These case studies provide a concrete picture of how postmodern ideas can influence the way Christians think and worship. This significant book, winner of a Christianity Today 2007 Book Award, avoids philosophical jargon and offers fuller explanation where needed.

Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church The Church and Postmodern Culture #ad - The philosophies of french thinkers Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault form the basis for postmodern thought and are seemingly at odds with the Christian faith. However, James K.

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Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity

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IVP Books #ad - Layered as it is with countless personal and corporate stories of remarkable faith and witness, it nevertheless lies ghostlike behind the newsprint and webpages of our print media, outside the camera's vision on the network evening news. She has walked with Christians in and from the far reaches of the globe.

Used book in Good Condition. Miriam adeney has lived, traveled and ministered widely. Wells. While its influence is waning in some of its traditional Western strongholds, it is growing at a phenomenal pace in the global South. Religious Aspects. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. Oxford University Press. Baker Academic. It beckons us to expand our vision and experience of the possibilities and promise of a faith that continues to shape lives, communities and nations.

Kingdom Without Borders: The Untold Story of Global Christianity #ad - And yet this story has largely eluded the corporate news brokers of the West. Christianity. As she pulls back the veil on real christians--their faith, their triumphs and, their hardships, yes, their failures--an inspiring and challenging story of a kingdom that knows no borders takes shape. This is a book that coaxes us out of our comfortable lives.

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Pursuing Moral Faithfulness: Ethics and Christian Discipleship

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IVP Academic #ad - Christianity is in a state of moral crisis. Above all Earthly Pow'rs. In an age of moral apathy and theological confusion, Pursuing Moral Faithfulness is a breath of fresh air and a sign of hope for the future. Wells. Even though people make moral decisions every day, many Christians lack both the ability to evaluate these decisions and a community of discipleship to help inspire a morally faithful life.

Pursuing Moral Faithfulness: Ethics and Christian Discipleship #ad - Baker Academic. Used book in Good Condition. Moral faithfulness follows from a life of Christian discipleship. Religious Aspects. David F. Christianity. Postmodernism. Compared to the people around them, there is often no discernible difference in how Christians go about making moral choices. Tyra argues that christians can have confidence in their Christ-centered, Spirit-enabled ability to discern and do the will of God in any moral situation.

Oxford University Press. As a biblical and practical theologian with three decades of pastoral experience, who has also spent years teaching ethics to undergraduates, Gary Tyra approaches the topic with the practical goal of facilitating moral formation and encouraging an "everyday" moral faithfulness.

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Created to Learn: A Christian Teacher's Introduction to Educational Psychology, Second Edition

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B&H Academic #ad - This revised and expanded second edition of created to Learn—an ECPA Gold Medallion Award finalist—shows teachers how to organize and tailor classroom instruction to fit the learning styles of their students. Baker Academic. Yount takes the theories of teaching and learning and brings them to life inside the classroom.

Additional content in this updated edition includes:• More information on new reasearch into learning theories, including discoveries in the field of neuroscience that provide far more detail about brain function. New chapters on Constructivism and brain-based learning. Updated research from Yount’s teaching experiences in other countries.

Created to Learn: A Christian Teacher's Introduction to Educational Psychology, Second Edition #ad - Full rewrite of original text, removing data found to be less helpful, and adding research that provides support for evolving ideas about cognitive and humanistic learning theory systems, condensing material that has moved into other books, designing instructional objectives, and the revolution in brain science.

Wells. Oxford University Press. Religious Aspects. David F. Above all Earthly Pow'rs.

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