All That God Cares About: Common Grace and Divine Delight
:How do Christians account for the widespread presence of goodness in a fallen world? Richard Mouw, one of the most influential evangelical voices in America, presents his mature thought on the topic of common grace. Addressing a range of issues...
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:How do Christians account for the widespread presence of goodness in a fallen world? Richard Mouw, one of the most influential evangelical voices in America, presents his mature thought on the topic of common grace. Addressing a range of issues relevant to engaging common grace in the 21st century, Mouw shows how God takes delight in all things that glorify him--even those that happen beyond the boundaries of the church--and defends the doctrine of common grace from its detractors.
Richard J. Mouw (Ph.D., University of Chicago) has served as president of Fuller Theological Seminary since 1993, after having served the seminary for four years as provost and senior vice president. A philosopher, scholar, and author, Mouw joined the faculty of Fuller Theological Seminary as professor of Christian philosophy and ethics in 1985. Before coming to Fuller he served for 17 years as professor of philosophy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He has also served as a visiting professor at the Free University in Amsterdam.
He has been an editor of the Reformed Journal and has served on many editorial boards, including currently Books and Culture. He is the author of 17 books, including The God Who Commands; When the Kings Come Marching In; The Smell of Sawdust; He Shines in All Thats Fair: Culture and Common Grace,;Calvinism in the Las Vegas Airport, and most recently, Praying at Burger King.
Mouw serves as a panelist in the online forum On Faith offered by Newsweek and the Washington Post. In 2007 Princeton Theological Seminary awarded Mouw the Abraham Kuyper Prize for Excellence in Reformed Theology and Public Life.
- :<b>contents</b>introduction1. God's Complex Concerns2. The Joys Of Discipleship3. The Divine Distance4. &quot;that's Good!&quot;5. Assessing &quot;the Natural Mind&quot;6. Is &quot;restraint&quot; Enough?7. A Pause For Some &quot;meta-calvinist&quot; Considerations8. Resisting An Altar Call9. A Shared Humanness10. The Larger Story11. But Is It &quot;grace&quot;?12. Attending To The Antithesis13. Religions Now &quot;more Precisely Known&quot;14. Common Grace And &quot;the Last Days&quot;15. Neo-calvinism In America16. How Much Calvinism?17. Divine Generosity