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Letters to a Diminished Church: Passionate Arguments for the Relevance of Christian Doctrine

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What must a person believe to be a Christian? Dorothy Sayers lays out age-old doctrines without prettying-up or watering-down. She brings them vividly to life by showing how the Bible, history, literature, and modern science fit together to make religion not only possible but necessary in our time. <P>So whether you are reading the great works of Western literature, thinking about your place in God's universe, or simply dealing with the thousand-and-one problems of daily living, this powerful book has words of both challenge and comfort for you. <P>Excerpt: <P>Somehow or other, and with the best intentions, we have shown the world the typical Christian in the likeness of a crashing and rather ill-natured bore--and this in the Name of One who assuredly never bored a soul in those thirty-three years during which He passed through this world like a flame. <P> Let us, in Heaven's name, drag out the Divine Drama from under the dreadful accumulation of slipshod thinking and trashy sentiment heaped upon it, and set it on an open stage to startle the world into some sort of vigorous reaction.<BR>

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ISBN:
9780849945267
Author:
Sayers, Dorothy L.
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Apologetics
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Ecclesiology
Subject:
Christian Theology - Ecclesiology
Subject:
Christianity-Ecclesiology
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.87x6.25x.63 in. .78 lbs.

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