What reallyÂ isÂ Christianity? If all theÂ religiousÂ packaging in which it is wrapped were removed, what would remain? These were Bonhoeffer's questions, and they must be ours today--even more urgently! For in many quarters Christianity is being so narrowly identified with some of its parts, cultural associations, and past ambitions that like all militant religion, it represents a threat to the planetary future. We may no longer speak clearly of the essence of Christianity, as von Harnack and other nineteenth-century thinkers did; but perhaps we may still have a sufficiently shared sense of the kerygmatic core of this faith to be able, in the face of these misrepresentations of it, to say what Christianity isÂ
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|Size: ||945 KB|
|Publisher: ||Cascade Books|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781621895411 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|