Complete Book of Everyday Christianity
This comprehensive A-to-Z dictionary guide to Christian living will teach you how to apply the Bible's truth to every aspect of your life. Topics are as diverse as adoption, gardening and shopping. Nearly 400 articles are arranged alphabetically by life...
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This comprehensive A-to-Z dictionary guide to Christian living will teach you how to apply the Bible's truth to every aspect of your life. Topics are as diverse as adoption, gardening and shopping. Nearly 400 articles are arranged alphabetically by life stages and subject. 800 page, from IVP
A down-to-earth guide to how Christianity illuminates everyday life. Here, in one book, is the complete guide you need for every part of your life-family, money, relationships, job, church, entertainment and more.This sound, biblical handbook shows you how to*resolve conflicts biblically*understand aging*find God in the ordinary aspects of life*work effectively with committees*discover the benefits of walking*choose the best radio stations to listen to*keep shopping under control*avoid the pitfalls of grandparenting*think critically about moviesAND MOREUnexcelled both for fascinating browsing and for consultation at moments of special need, THE COMPLETE BOOK OF EVERYDAY CHRISTIANITY merits a spot on every believer's bookshelf.
-- 400 articles arranged A-to-Z.-- 114 expert contributors including Kathleen Norris and Alister McGrath.-- Relates Christianity to every aspect of daily life.-- Accessible, educational, thoughtful and practical.-- Fun for browsing, with topical indexes and cross-references for easy access.-- A resource for thinking through everyday decisions.Is there a Christian way to take vacations?Does Christianity affect how we drive to work?What does God think of chocolate?Modern Christians Profess That Jesus is Lord of all our lives. Yet it's not always easy to relate Christianity to our day-to-day concerns. Prayer, Bible study and theology are surely important, but what do they have to do with the clothes we wear, hairstyles, struggles with depression, wedding anniversaries or buying a home?The editors of this engrossing book believe Christian truth is for the routine and not just the crises of our lives. Nearly 400 articles from adoption to automobiles, gardening to gossip, and shopping malls to sidewalks show how the Christian faith guides, illuminates and energizes everyday life.The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity includes indexes arranged by life stages and passages, as well as subject indexes with such categories as "Relationships" and "Home and Family".Unsurpassed both for fascinating browsing and for consultation at moments of special need, this down-to-earth reference work merits a spot on every believer's bookshelf.
R. Paul Stevens is Professor Emeritus, Marketplace Theology, Regent College, Vancouver BC and Marketplace Ministry Mentor. He has worked as a carpenter and small businessman, and served as the pastor of an inner city church in Montreal. He has written many books and Bible studies, including Liberating the Laity, Marriage Spirituality, The Other Six Days and Satisfying Work.
Robert Banks (Ph.D.,University of Cambridge), was director and dean of Macquarie Christian Studies Institute in Sydney, Australia, and former Professor of Laity and founding director of the new De Pree Center for Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of many books, including Redeeming the Routines, God the Worker, Faith Goes to Work, The Tyranny of Time, Paul's Idea of Community, and he teamed up with another leading author in the field of applying Christianity to everyday life, R. Paul Stevens of Regent College-Vancouver, to produce one of the top five volumes in the whole field, The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity. Together with his wife Linda - also an author, as well as an experienced teacher and chaplain - Robert enjoys visiting and learning about other places and cultures, most recently China.
- List Of Contributors
- Life Activities, Interests & Concerns Index
- Life Experience Index
- Subject Index P. 1161