Faith and modernity / edited by Philip Sampson, Vinay Samuel, and Chris Sugden.

Contributor(s): Sampson, Philip | Samuel, Vinay | Sugden, Chris | Wells, David F. Modernity and theology : the doctrine of GodPublication details: Oxford, England : Regnum, in association with Lynx, 1994Edition: 1st edDescription: 352 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0745930395 (pbk)Subject(s): Christianity and culture | Postmodernism | Missions -- Theory
Contents:
What is modernity? Historical roots and contemporary features / James D. Hunter -- The rise of postmodernity / Philip Sampson -- Truth and authority in modernity / Leslie Newbigin -- Truth, authority, and modernity : shopping for truth in a supermarket of worldviews / Harold A. Netland -- Modernity and theology : the doctrine of God / David F. Wells -- Modernity and anthropology / Elaine Storkey -- Modernity and morality / Stephen Williams -- Modernity and eschatology / Tormod Engelsviken -- Modernity and spirituality / James M. Houston -- New Age--a synthesis of the premodern, modern, and postmodern / Lars Johansson -- An ironic cage : the rationalization of modern economic life / Craig M. Gay -- Modernity, information technology, and Christian faith / Knud Jorgensen -- Modernity and evangelicals : American evangelicalism as a global case study / John Seel / Modernity, mission, and non-Western societies / Vinay Samuel -- Mission modernity : seven checkpoints on mission in the modern world / Os Guinness.
Summary: "The context for Christian mission is the world of modern technology and modern thought. Yet how well do we really understand modernity? This book sets out the ideas discussed at a conference of the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelisation, held in Uppsala, Sweden in 1993."
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What is modernity? Historical roots and contemporary features / James D. Hunter -- The rise of postmodernity / Philip Sampson -- Truth and authority in modernity / Leslie Newbigin -- Truth, authority, and modernity : shopping for truth in a supermarket of worldviews / Harold A. Netland -- Modernity and theology : the doctrine of God / David F. Wells -- Modernity and anthropology / Elaine Storkey -- Modernity and morality / Stephen Williams -- Modernity and eschatology / Tormod Engelsviken -- Modernity and spirituality / James M. Houston -- New Age--a synthesis of the premodern, modern, and postmodern / Lars Johansson -- An ironic cage : the rationalization of modern economic life / Craig M. Gay -- Modernity, information technology, and Christian faith / Knud Jorgensen -- Modernity and evangelicals : American evangelicalism as a global case study / John Seel / Modernity, mission, and non-Western societies / Vinay Samuel -- Mission modernity : seven checkpoints on mission in the modern world / Os Guinness.

"The context for Christian mission is the world of modern technology and modern thought. Yet how well do we really understand modernity? This book sets out the ideas discussed at a conference of the Lausanne Committee on World Evangelisation, held in Uppsala, Sweden in 1993."