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Living at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Christian Worldview

Bartholomew, Craig G. & Michael W. Goheen

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Christian worldview that have appeared in recent years, now is the time to act. Read this book. Goheen and Bartholomew not only have made use of all the other worldview books but also have written a volume that distinguishes itself." - James Skillen, Center for Public Justice

This engaging introduction to Christian worldview explores how Christians can live faithfully at the crossroads of Scripture and postmodern culture.

Ideal for undergraduate students and laypeople, Living at the Crossroads first lays out a brief summary of the biblical story and the most fundamental beliefs of Scripture. The book then tells the story of Western culture from the classical period to postmodernity. Authors Michael Goheen and Craig Bartholomew next analyze how Christians live in the tension that exists at the intersection of the biblical and cultural stories. They proceed to tease out the implications for key areas of life, such as education, scholarship, economics, politics, and church. The result is a deeply thoughtful yet approachable text that draws on the rich tradition of Reformational thinking but contextualizes it to a postmodern setting for a contemporary audience.

Readers will emerge from their study and reflection of worldview with renewed hope in the gospel and restored fervor to help meet the tremendous need for justice and mercy in the world.

Author Information:
Craig G. Bartholomew
(PhD, Bristol University) is the H. Evan Runner Professor of Philosophy and professor of religion and theology at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario. He is the author of Reading Ecclesiastes, coauthor of The Drama of Scripture and Living at the Crossroads, and coeditor of a number of volumes, including the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of Scripture. He is also a priest in the Church of England.
Michael W. Goheen (PhD, University of Utrecht) is the Geneva Professor of Worldview and Religious Studies at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He is also the minister of preaching at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church. He is the author of As the Father Has Sent Me, I Am Sending You and coauthor of The Drama of Scripture.

224 pages
Published November 2008

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