Urban Apologetics

In Urban Apologetics, he seeks to connect the riches of the Christian apologetic tradition with the issues facing cities—such as poverty, violence, and broken families.

Urban Apologetics

Urban Apologetics

Much of the New Testament was written in urban settings, in which the Christian communities had to deal head-on with issues such as race, equality, justice, sexuality, money, and economics. But much of today’s apologetics (engagement with the questions that people are asking about Christianity) come from suburban churches and academic studies. Urban believers—those who live and minister in America’s inner cities—often face unique issues, not often addressed by the larger Christian community. These questions aren’t neat or easy to answer but need to be addressed by applying biblical truth in the culture and challenges of urban life. Author Chris Brooks has ministered for years in the urban environment as well as received extensive theological training. In Urban Apologetics, he seeks to connect the riches of the Christian apologetic tradition with the issues facing cities—such as poverty, violence, and broken families. He brings an urban rhythm and sensitivity to the task of demonstrating the relevance of faith and the healing truth that Christ provides.

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Urban Apologetics
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Christopher W. Brooks
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-01 - Publisher: Kregel Publications

Much of the New Testament was written in urban settings, in which the Christian communities had to deal head-on with issues such as race, equality, justice, sexuality, money, and economics. But much of today’s apologetics (engagement with the questions that people are asking about Christianity) come from suburban churches and
Urban Apologetics
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Eric Mason
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-06 - Publisher: Zondervan

African-Americans have long confronted the challenge of dignity destruction caused by white supremacy. While many have found meaning and restoration of dignity in the black church, others have found it in ethnocentric socioreligious groups and philosophies. These ideologies have grown and developed deep traction in the black community and beyond.
Intensional
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: D. A. Horton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-22 - Publisher: NavPress Publishing Group

When it comes to the ethnic divisions in our world, we speak often of seeking racial reconciliation. But at no point have all the different ethnicities on Earth been reconciled. Animosity, distrust, and hostility among people from various ethnicities have always existed in American history. Even in the church, we
Engaging the Doctrine of Marriage
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Matthew Levering
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-12 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

This book is the next volume in Levering's Engaging Doctrine series. The prior volume of the series examined the doctrine of creation. The present volume examines the purpose of creation: the marriage of God and humans. God created the cosmos for the purpose of the marriage of God and his
The Journal of Educational Thought
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Matthew Levering
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

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