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A faith of our own

Peter Davison

A faith of our own

living and believing in an age of change

by Peter Davison

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Published by Anglican Book Centre in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- 20th century.,
  • Church and the world.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Davison.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR121.2 D34 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16915194M
    ISBN 100919891446
    OCLC/WorldCa16025970

      A Review of 'A Faith of Our Own' Jonathan Merritt seeks a non-partisan faith, but leaving behind the left-right culture clashes is harder than it Author: Matthew Lee Anderson. Some of the book’s references are dated — it was originally published in — but its explanations of the Catholic faith are insightful. Although written for Protestants who want to know more about Catholicism, the book can be another tool for Catholics who want to know more about how to defend their faith/5.

    Get this from a library! A faith of our own: following Jesus beyond the culture wars. [Jonathan Merritt] -- "Jonathan Merritt gives voice to an emerging generation of Christians who engage the political process with an unpolarized, Christ-centered faith that is changing the landscape of Christianity and.   Nevertheless, it is religious faith to which the former president most often refers, and in the book's most meaningful passages, he explores the story of 5/5(1).

    The Book of James is filled with practical wisdom for Christians, calling us to live out genuine faith through good works. In our own ability, we cannot stand in the face of adversity. Without faith we could never find the strength to trust God. We would never be able to see above the trials we meet and to keep our eyes focused on the King. Firstly this book deals with the family's reaction to the news that one of their own has been accused of child abuse. I was very hesitant about reading this Faith by Jennifer Haigh is a complex, disturbing, and thought provoking novel about an Irish-American family that takes on the difficult topic of child abuse within the Catholic Church/5.


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"A Faith of Our Own is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand a post-culture war generation of Christians." -Matt Lewis, senior contributor, The Daily Caller "In this provocative book Merritt again and again challenges Christians to reconsider their comfortable lives and their easy acceptance of either right-wing or left-wing politics as God's way of living /5(38).

"A Faith of Our Own" investigates the development and growth of these houses of worship, a recent and rapidly increasing phenomenon in major cities throughout the United States. Including data gathered over ten years at twenty-two churches, it is the most comprehensive study of this topic that addresses generational, identity, political, racial, and empowerment by:   A lot of thought provoking information is packed into this little book.

Then you have the opportunity, with guidance, to figure out your own faith beliefs. Book is inciteful but a bit repetitive. It is a quick read and could be use for new members classes at church or in a beginning course in a seminary school/5(13).

A Faith of Our Own is like a bridge. It closes the gap between the current faith experiences of our generation and the one we grew up with. If you're involved in vocational ministry, then read this book. If you're a Christian that's tired of the church, then read this book.4/5.

In A Faith of our Own, Merritt's winsome reflections how the next generation of Christians are mapping a fresh way forward on such previously divisive issues such as abortion, gay marriage, environmental use and care, race, war, poverty, and the imbalance of world : Editorial Reviews.

A book of this grade is generally well kept and is in good shape to read and store. Sturdy spine all pages intact physically. Solid cover. Might have acceptable shelve wear. Might (rare) have very limited notes.2/5(1). A Faith of Our Own on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Salzberg's book on Faith is an exploration of faith from the Buddhist perspective. It's a very moving and inspiring read because she includes many of her own experiences of faith and how she has worked with faith in her meditation practice/5(65). About the Author.

Jonathan Merritt is a faith and culture writer who has published over articles in outlets such as USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, and Christianity Today.

He is author of Green Like God: Unlocking the Divine Plan for Our Planet, which Publisher's Weekly called "mandatory reading for churchgoers.". The latest offering is A Faith of Our Own by Jonathan Merritt, an articulate voice with roots in America’s largest Protestant denomination, The Southern Baptist Convention.

Merritt speaks whereof he writes, as the son of a former SBC President and eyewitness to the rough-and-tumble culture wars of a previous generation. The and More ™ Book, eBook, and Web Site are all CONCORDANCES which display passages from the Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions, and the A.A.

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A Faith of Our Own investigates the development and growth of these houses of worship, a recent and rapidly increasing phenomenon in major cities throughout the United States. Immigration historians have depicted the second-generation as a transitional generation--on the steady march toward the inevitable decline of ethnic identity and allegiance.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farrer, Austin Marsden. Faith of our own. Cleveland, World Pub. [, ©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Jonathan Merritt's new book, A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars, is a provocative yet hopeful look at how Christians can engage the public square.

Merritt urges readers to throw off the partisan, polemical, power-hungry expressions of faith for one that looks more like Jesus himself. Jonathan Merritt's new book, A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars, is a provocative yet hopeful look at how Christians can engage the public square.

Merritt urges readers to. Get this from a library. A faith of our own. [Austin Farrer; C S Lewis] -- An Episcopal priest examines the basic demands and responsibilities of Christian life. () (). In Holy Envy, Barbara Brown Taylor explores a great question about how we can approach people of different faiths and grow in our appreciation of our own faith.

Her memoir of teaching Religion to students at a small church related, liberal arts college reminded a lot of my own undergraduate experience/5.

A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars View larger image. By: Jonathan Merritt. Sign Up Now. Book Details Book Quality: Publisher Quality ISBN Related ISBNs:Publisher: FaithWords Date of. A Faith of Our Own investigates the development and growth of these houses of worship, a recent and rapidly increasing phenomenon in major cities throughout the United States.

Including data gathered over ten years at twenty-two churches, it is the most comprehensive study of this topic that addresses generational, identity, political, racial. You will read half way through the sixth of these completely charming homilectical essays before you come to an explanation of the title,- which is that while we must each come to a faith of our own, we can never do it by ourselves but always within the body of believers.

Sometimes you will wonder whether there is any continuity in the thirty sections, but when the book is finished it. A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars By Jonathan Merritt (© Faith Words) “Many are growing so ill with the blurring of faith and partisan politics that they’re abandoning the public square altogether.

I can understand such exasperation, but I stress caution.A Faith of Our Own finds Meritt ruminating on the changes taking place in Christianity in the current climate in America, using his own personal story to draw comparisons between the then and now.

He was the son of a Southern Baptist president, brought up in a church where liberals like Bill Clinton were abhorred and rebuked on a very public level.