A Review of
Theosis: Patristic Remedy for Evangelical Yearning
at the Close of the Modern Age
Michael Paul Gama
Reviewed by Cynthia Beach
When Dr. Michael Gama told me about his book beneath a patio umbrella one April day in Portland, I listened. I could relate.
Dissatisfied with the faith expression of my church heritage? Check.
Hungering for a faith that permitted more mystery, more God? Check.
Gama, whose pedigree includes the likes of Fuller Seminary (MDiv) and George Fox Evangelical (Doctorate of Ministry), keenly examines evangelicalism itself and his own journey beyond.
Early chapters explore the shifts in philosophical zeitgeist that became the soil, roots and structures for the blossoming of evangelicalism.