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Resident Aliens Stanley Hauerwas Paperback
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In this bold and visionary book, two leading Christian thinkers explore the alien status of Christians in today's world. A provocative Christian assessment of culture and ministry for people who know that something is wrong.


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  • Resident Aliens available on February 11 2017 from Buy for 25.97
  • Abingdon Press available on November 12 2014 from Amazon for $7.69
  • ISBN bar code 9780687361595 ξ4 registered February 11 2017
  • ISBN bar code 9780687361595 ξ2 registered February 04 2015
  • ISBN bar code 9780687361595 ξ3 registered November 12 2014
  • ISBN bar code 9780687361595 ξ1 registered July 03 2012
  • Product category is Book
  • Manufacturered by Abingdon Press

  • # 903339574

  • Product size is 8.52"x5.26"x0.5"
  • Product weight is 0.51 lbs.
In this bold and visionary book, two leading Christian thinkers explore the alien status of Christians in today's world. A provocative Christian assessment of culture and ministry for people who know that something is wrong.

References
    ^ Resident Aliens Stanley Hauerwas Paperback (revised Jul 2012)
    ^ Resident Aliens : Life in the Christian Colony by Stanley M. Hauerwas and William H. Willimon (1989, Paperback) (revised Mar 2015)
    ^ Abingdon Press, Abingdon Press. Amazon. (revised Nov 2014)
    ^ Resident Aliens Buy. (revised Feb 2017)

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This book has me hooked on Stanley Hauerwas. I have heard of him and his unusual approach to theological ethics and I thought I'd read this book as my professor recommended it to me.
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"Resident Aliens" came out in 1989 and continues to be a controversial bestseller among church leaders. The authors argue that the days of "Christendom" are over--Western culture no longer looks on the church as an important prop or support to its values, and will no longer subsidize the church in any way, viz. soccer games and open malls on Sunday morning. And, this is a good thing! At last the church has the opportunity to recapture its role as described in scripture: a colony of "resident aliens" ..
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"What we call 'church' is too often a gathering of strangers who see the church as yet another 'helping institution' to gratify further their individual desires." (p. 138) So say Hauerwas and Willimon in this profoundly disturbing, profoundly liberating book. Their general thesis is that the church has lost its bearings because it's forgotten its Jesus-centered tradition. Rather than dwelling within that tradition, realizing that the church's mission is to build community that exemplifies the Kingdom and..
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