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Tongue-Tied

Learning the Lost Art of Talking about Faith
  • By Sara Wenger Shenk
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Are you tongue-tied about faith?
Many Christians easily and eagerly talk about movies, sports, politics, jobs, and emotions. So why are we tongue-tied when it comes to talking about our faith--even with each other? Even with our kids? What renders us incapable, embarrassed, or hesitant to talk about God?
In Tongue-tied, theologian and former seminary president Sara Wenger Shenk investigates the reasons that people who claim the name of Christ are so reluctant to talk about him. Recovering an authentic vocabulary of faith--and learning to speak in trustworthy, captivating ways--is an urgent task for followers of Jesus today. In an era of dying churches, polarizing cultural arguments, and environmental and humanitarian crises, many people are longing for deep conversations about things that matter. We are longing for genuine spiritual connection with a just and loving God. By reflecting theologically on biblical wisdom and our shared humanness, Wenger Shenk calls readers to recover the winsome language of Christian faith.
We don't need to re-learn Christianese or brush up on churchy clich s. We need a language of faith that is authentic, candid, and robust enough to last.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781513807782
    • Manufacturer: Herald Pr
    • Author: Sara Wenger Shenk
    • ISBN 13: 9781513807782
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2021
    • Format: Paperback
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