Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White
Author: Adam Hamilton
|Everyone agrees that America is polarized, with ever-hardening positions held by people less and less willing to listen to one another. No one agrees on what to do about it.|
One solution that hasnít yet been tried, says Adam Hamilton, is for thinking persons of faith to Everyone agrees that America is polarized, with ever-hardening positions held by people less and less willing to listen to one another. No one agrees on what to do about it.
One solution that hasnít yet been tried, says Adam Hamilton, is for thinking persons of faith to model for the rest of the country a richer, more thoughtful conversation on the political, moral, and religious issues that divide us. Hamilton rejects the easy assumptions and sloppy analysis of black and white thinking, seeking instead the truth that resides on all sides of the issues, and offering a faithful and compassionate way forward.
He writes, "I don't expect you to agree with everything I've written. I expect that in the future even I won't agree with everything I've written here. The point is not to get you to agree with me, but to encourage you to think about what you believe. In the end I will be inviting those of you who find this book resonates with what you feel is true, to join the movement to pursue a middle way between the left and the right - to make your voices heard - and to model for our nation and for the church, how we can listen, learn, see truth as multi-sided, and love those with whom we disagree."
Features: Bibliography, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.7" H x 8.3" L x 5.4" W (0.7 lbs) 246 pages
ISBN: 1426766629 EAN: 9781426766626
Publisher: Abingdon Press
US SRP: 17.99 US
Pub Date: July 01, 2012
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