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Cokesbury

The Pastor in a Secular Age

Ministry to People Who No Longer Need a God
Ministry to People Who No Longer Need a God
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In Faith Formation in a Secular Age, the first book in his Ministry in a Secular Age trilogy, Andrew Root offered an alternative take on the issue of youth drifting away from the church and articulated how faith can be formed in our secular age. In The Pastor in a Secular Age, Root explores how this secular age has impacted the identity and practice of the pastor, obscuring his or her core vocation: to call and assist others into the experience of ministry.

Using examples of pastors throughout history--from Augustine and Jonathan Edwards to Martin Luther King Jr. and Nadia Bolz-Weber--Root shows how pastors have both perpetuated and responded to our secular age. Root turns to Old Testament texts and to the theology of Robert Jenson to explain how pastors can regain the important role of attending to people's experiences of divine action, offering a new vision for pastoral ministry today.

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In Faith Formation in a Secular Age, the first book in his Ministry in a Secular Age trilogy, Andrew Root offered an alternative take on the issue of youth drifting away from the church and articulated how faith can be formed in our secular age. In The Pastor in a Secular Age, Root explores how this secular age has impacted the identity and practice of the pastor, obscuring his or her core vocation: to call and assist others into the experience of ministry.

Using examples of pastors throughout history--from Augustine and Jonathan Edwards to Martin Luther King Jr. and Nadia Bolz-Weber--Root shows how pastors have both perpetuated and responded to our secular age. Root turns to Old Testament texts and to the theology of Robert Jenson to explain how pastors can regain the important role of attending to people's experiences of divine action, offering a new vision for pastoral ministry today.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780801098475
    • Manufacturer: Baker Pub Group
    • Author: Andrew Root
    • ISBN 13: 9780801098475
    • Publication Date: 06/18/2019
    • Format: Paperback
    • Width: 5.88 inches
    • Height: 0.75 inches
    • Length: 9.00 inches
    • Weight: 0.65 pounds
    • SKU: 9781493418220
    • Manufacturer: Baker Pub Group
    • Author: Andrew Root
    • ISBN 13: 9781493418220
    • Publication Date: 06/18/2019
    • Format: Electronic Media
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