Public Faith in Action Hardback
How to Think Carefully, Engage Wisely, and Vote with Integrity
by Miroslav Volf; Ryan McAnnally-Linz;
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Public Faith in Action
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In this nonpartisan handbook, world-renowned theologian Miroslav Volf and Ryan McAnnally-Linz explain that Christians need to develop habits of wise reflection if they are to engage faithfully with their political communities. To do so, they need to identify the key commitments of their faith that connect with contemporary public issues, understand the roots of those commitments, and learn what sorts of questions to ask when applying those values to the concrete realities of their contexts.
Following Volf's successful A Public Faith, this book offers Christians practical guidance for thinking through complicated public issues and faithfully following Jesus as citizens of their countries. Public Faith in Action focuses on enduring Christian commitments that should guide readers in their judgements--not only for the next election, but beyond--and encourages legitimate debate among Christians over how to live out core values. The book also includes lists of resources for further reflection in each chapter and "room for debate" questions to consider.
Public Faith in Action by Miroslav Volf; Ryan McAnnally-Linz was published by Baker Publishing Group in July 2016 and is our 48442nd best seller. The ISBN for Public Faith in Action is 9781587433849.
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Part 1: Commitments
1. Christ the Center and Norm
2. Christ, the Spirit, and Flourishing
3. Reading in Contexts
Part 2: Convictions
5. The Environment
7. Work and Rest
9. Borrowing and Lending
10. Marriage and Family
11. New Life
12. Health and Sickness
13. Aging Life
14. Ending Life
20. Freedom of Religion (and Irreligion)
Part 3: Character
Details for Public Faith in Action
|Page last updated||19th April 2017|
|Author / Artist||Miroslav Volf; Ryan McAnnally-Linz|
|Publisher||Baker Publishing Group (July 2016)|
|Number of Pages||256|