A Generous Orthodoxy: by Brian D. McLaren
Author: Brian D. McLaren
|Why I am a missional, evangelical, post/protestant, liberal/conservative, mystical/poetic, biblical, charismatic/contemplative, fundamentalist/Calvinist, Anabaptist/Anglican, Methodist, catholic, green, incarnational, depressed- yet hopeful, emergent, unfinished Christian.|
confession and manifesto from a senior leader in the emerging church movement. A Generous Orthodoxycalls for a radical, Christ-centered orthodoxy of faith and practice in a missional, generous spirit. Brian McLaren argues for a post-liberal, post-conservative, post-protestant convergence, which will stimulate lively interest and global conversation among thoughtful Christians from all traditions.
In a sweeping exploration of belief, author Brian McLaren takes us across the landscape of faith, envisioning an orthodoxy that aims for Jesus, is driven by love, and is defined by missional intent. A Generous Orthodoxy rediscovers the mysterious and compelling ways that Jesus can be embraced across the entire Christian horizon. Rather than establishing what is and is not “orthodox,” McLaren walks through the many traditions of faith, bringing to the center a way of life that draws us closer to Christ and to each other. Whether you find yourself inside, outside, or somewhere on the fringe of Christianity, A Generous Orthodoxy draws you toward a way of living that looks beyond the “us/them” paradigm to the blessed and ancient paradox of “we.”
Features: Abridged, Illustrated, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.93" H x 7.02" L x 5.88" W (0.84 lbs) 348 pages
Carton Quantity: 32
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
US SRP: 14.99 US
Pub Date: January 2006
Brian D. McLaren (MA, University of Maryland) is founding pastor of Cedar Ridge Community Church, an innovative, nondenominational church in the Baltimore-Washington region. He's also a senior fellow with emergent (www.emergentvillage.org), a growing generative friendship of missional Christian leaders.
- Church & Ministry | Church Life | Emerging Church
- Theology | Theology & Doctrine | General & Introductory
- Church & Ministry | Church Life | Denominations
- General Interest | Other Religions | Comparative Religion
- Church & Ministry | Church Life | Ecumenism
- Religion | Christian Theology | General
- Religion | Christianity | Denominations
- Religion | Comparative Religion
- Religion | Ecumenism
-Christianity -Essence, genius, nature
- Religious Orientation | Christian
- Theometrics | Evangelical
OCLC Number: OCLC#61478679
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