Here are a some excellent theology* books that will be released this month:
* broadly interpreted, including ethics, church history, biblical studies, and other areas that intersect with theology
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[easyazon_link identifier=”0802874983″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Participating in God’s Mission: A Theological Missiology for the Church in America[/easyazon_link]
Craig Van Gelder / Dwight Zscheile
Explores how the church has engaged—and should engage—the American context
What might faithful and meaningful Christian witness look like within our changing contemporary American context?
After analyzing contemporary challenges and developing a missiological approach for the US church, Craig Van Gelder and Dwight Zscheile reflect on the long, complex, and contested history of Christian mission in America. Five distinct historical periods from the beginning of the colonial era to the dawn of the third millennium are reviewed and critiqued.
They then bring the story forward to the present day, discussing current realities confronting the church, discerning possibilities of where and how the Spirit of God might be at work today, and imagining what participating in the triune God’s mission may look like in an uncertain tomorrow.
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[easyazon_link identifier=”0802874584″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear[/easyazon_link]
An alternative, uniquely Christian response to the growing global challenges of deep religious difference
In the last fifty years, millions of Muslims have migrated to Europe and North America. Their arrival has ignited a series of fierce public debates on both sides of the Atlantic about religious freedom and tolerance, terrorism and security, gender and race, and much more. How can Christians best respond to this situation?
In this book theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk offers a thought-provoking Christian perspective on the growing debates over Muslim presence in the West. Rejecting both fearful nationalism and romantic multiculturalism, Kaemingk makes the case for a third way—a Christian pluralism that is committed to both the historic Christian faith and the public rights, dignity, and freedom of Islam.
Reading for the Common Good
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