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Consuming Jesus

Paperback|Oct 2007
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Many Americans think that race problems are a thing of the past because we no longer live under the Jim Crow laws that once sustained overt structures of segregation. Unfortunately, says Paul Louis Metzger, today we live under an updated...


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Many Americans think that race problems are a thing of the past because we no longer live under the Jim Crow laws that once sustained overt structures of segregation. Unfortunately, says Paul Louis Metzger, today we live under an updated version of segregation, through the subtle power of unchallenged norms of consumer preference. ^Consumerism affects and infects the church, reinforcing race and class divisions in society. Intentionally or unintentionally, many churches have set up structures of church growth that foster segregation, such as appealing to consumer appetites. Metzger here argues that the evangelical Christian church needs to admit this fault and intentionally move away from race, class, and consumer segregation. ^Challenging the consumerism that fosters ethnic and economic divisions and distorts evangelical Christianity, Consuming Jesus puts forth a theologically grounded call to restructure the church's passions and practices, transforming the evangelical imaginati
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 265433
  • Product Code 9780802830685
  • ISBN 0802830684
  • EAN 9780802830685
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Oct 2007
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 12mm
  • Weight 0.312kg

Paul Louis Metzger

Paul Louis Metzger (Ph.D., King's College, London) is professor of Christian theology and theology of culture at Multnomah Biblical Seminary and director of its Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins. He is the editor of the journal Cultural Encounters


He is the author of the award-winning book Consuming Jesus: Beyond Race and Class Divisions in a Consumer Church;The Word of Christ and the World of Culture: Sacred and Secular Through the Theology of Karl Barth; Exploring Ecclesiology: An Evangelical and Ecumenical Introduction with Brad Harper, and The Gospel of John (Resonate Series; Intervarsity Press, 2010)
Koorong -Editorial Review.