Christianity and the secular by R. A. Markus

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .

Written in English

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  • Christianity and culture -- History.

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementRobert A. Markus.
SeriesBlessed Pope John XXII lecture series in theology and culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR115.C8 M2396 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418074M
ISBN 100268034907, 0268034915
ISBN 109780268034900, 9780268034917
LC Control Number2005034404

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In Christianity and the Secular, Robert A. Markus examines the place of the secular in Christianity, locating the origins of the concept in the New Testament and early Christianity and describing its emergence as a problem for Christianity following the recognition of Christianity as an established religion, then the officially enforced.

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Authors generally ask for borders of understanding and collegial dialogue to bridge gaps of knowledge that exist because ofPages:   One reason for Christians to read on secularism: it informs our thinking Christianity and the secular book than we realize.

Following Christ in a secular world is challenging and counter-cultural. The following ten Christian books on secularism will ground your thinking in biblical truth and show how Christ offers more than the empty promises of the secular world.

In Our Secular Age: Ten Years of Reading and Applying Charles Taylor, Colin Hansen laments, “I regret that the length of [A Secular Age] (nearly pages) and the density of his prose preclude most pastors and other Christian leaders from even picking up the book.”[2] While I’ve heard similar excuses, if you will, from friends, and while.

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Talal Asad proceeds to dismantle commonly held assumptions about the secular and the terrain it allegedly covers/5(2). Although many popular secular films and books have Christian themes interwoven throughout the story, there are some pieces of entertainment that seem to Author: Stephanie Hertzenberg.

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Markus. Narrated by Gordon Greenhill. Available from Audible. Book published by University of Notre Dame Press. The history of Christianity has been marked by tension between ideas of sacred and secular, their shifting balance, and their conflict.

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Soon, the church may be an exact mirror of the culture that seeks to destroy us. With a lack of strong, principled leaders, and with followers who want their ears tickled instead of being challenged 5/5(2).

So sociology professor Paul Zuckerman writes in Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old Questions, a book in which he explores the dramatic rise in secularism in the United States and other western countries.

Zuckerman, a self-identified secularist, takes seriously the statistical indications that a growing number of Americans. Whether or not Christian theology belongs in the secular university has been hotly contested in recent years. No longer the universally acknowledged “queen of the sciences” enthroned around her admiring and deferential handmaidens (philosophy serving as the chief courtier), theology has been relegated to the margins of secular universities, or unceremoniously driven out altogether.

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The common designations of “secular” and “sacred” are overused. A Christian artist will create art to the glory of God: there is nothing overtly “sacred” about a still-life of a bowl of pears, but there’s nothing “secular” about it, either. A Christian musician will create music to the glory of God.

In his latest book, White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity, Robert P. Jones, founder and CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute argues that white Christians are more racist than their secular counterparts and have perpetuated white supremacy in American culture.

In his new book, Hope in a Secular Age: Deconstruction, Negative Theology, and the Future of Faith (Cambridge University Press, ), David Newheiser argues that hope is the indispensable precondition of religious practice and secular politics. Against dogmatic complacency and despairing resignation, he argues that hope sustains commitments that remain vulnerable to.

Both Christian and secular counselors have studied hard and are experienced in what they do. Both may use similar techniques to help the self out. The difference comes in the fact that Christian counselors look at many of the issues through the lens of the Bible.

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A Secular Age has been read as a sweeping account of the Christian past, when it is in fact a very parochial book about the Catholic future.

I think it fair to say that itaspires to be for a coming generation of liberals what Alasdair MacIntyre’s After ­Virtue was for a previous generation of conservatives. Christians popularly, and incorrectly, like to say that things, habits, practices, and activities that have nothing to do with spirituality or Christianity are “secular." Our classification of.

This title was first published in Christian Language in the Secular City offers a series of meditations by the internationally renowned sociologist, David Martin. Martin presents a distinctive angle of vision on key issues of Christian faith, dividing the book into three clear sections: the Liturgical Year; the Christian agenda, including prophecy, justification, sacred places and spaces.

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With transformative, stimulating and revolutionary principles, this book challenges Christians to integrate Judeo-Christian values in an atheistic and pluralistic.

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