The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why
Author: Phyllis Tickle
|Rooted in the observation that massive transitions in the church happen about every 500 years, Phyllis Tickle shows readers that we live in such a time right now. She compares the Great Emergence to other "Greats" in the history of Christianity, including the Great Transformation (when God walked among us), the time of Gregory the Great, the Great Schism, and the Great Reformation.|
Combining history, a look at the causes of social upheaval, and current events, The Great Emergence shows readers what the Great Emergence in church and culture is, how it came to be, and where it is going. Anyone who is interested in the future of the church in America, no matter what their personal affiliation, will find this book a fascinating exploration.
ISBN: 080107102X EAN: 9780801071027
Publisher: Baker Books
US SRP: 15.99 US
Pub Date: September 01, 2012
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Index, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.5" H x 8.4" L x 5.4" W (0.6 lbs) 218 pages
Phyllis Tickle, founding editor of the religion department at Publishers Weekly, is one of the most highly respected authorities and popular speakers on religion in America today. She is the author of more than two dozen books on the subject, including the recently published The Words of Jesus: A Gospel of the Sayings of Our Lord and The Divine Hours, a series of manuals for observing fixed-hour prayer. A lector and lay eucharistic minister in the Episcopal Church, Tickle is a senior fellow of the Cathedral College of Washington National Cathedral. For more in formation, go to www.phyllistickle.com or www.thegreatemergence.com.
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