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Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony Stanley Hauerwas

Resident Aliens: Life in the Christian Colony

Stanley Hauerwas

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ISBN : 9780687361595
Paperback
176 pages
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In this bold and visionary book, two leading Christian thinkers explore the alien status of Christians in todays world and offer a compelling new vision of how the Christian church can regain its vitality, battle its malaise, reclaim its capacityMoreIn this bold and visionary book, two leading Christian thinkers explore the alien status of Christians in todays world and offer a compelling new vision of how the Christian church can regain its vitality, battle its malaise, reclaim its capacity to nourish souls, and stand firmly against the illusions, pretensions, and eroding values of todays world. Hauerwas and Willimon call for a radical new understanding of the church. By renouncing the emphasis on personal psychological categories, they offer a vision of the church as a colony, a holy nation, a people, a family standing for sharply focused values in a devalued world.