Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel
by Tim Chester
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Description of Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel by Tim Chester
Help them or tell them? Be like Jesus or talk about Jesus? Social action or gospel proclamation?
It seems the two are often pitted against each other, as if they are mutually exclusive. But the New Testament paints a different picture where both aspects are valued. In this plea for a renewed understanding of the Christian calling, Chester argues that faithfulness to the gospel necessitates a commitment to evangelism and social involvement. To that end, he structures the book around three basic theses:
1.) evangelism and social action are distinct activities
2.) proclamation is central
3.) evangelism and social action are inseparable.
Responding to Christians in both camps, Chester helps people to talk the talk and walk the walk.
|Product:|| Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel|
|Author:|| Tim Chester|
|Binding Type:|| Paperback|
|Media Type:|| Book|
|Number of Pages:|| 232|
|Weight:|| 0.6 pounds|
|Length:|| 8.47 inches|
|Width:|| 5.58 inches|
|Height:|| 0.58 inches|
|Publication Date:|| July 2013|
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