Issues Facing Christians Today (4th Edition)
Terrorism. Same-sex marriage. Debt cancellation. The AIDS pandemic. This fourth edition of Issues Facing Christians Today continues a two-decades-plus legacy of bringing important current issues under the lens of biblically informed thinking. Fully endorsed by John Stott, it has been...
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Terrorism. Same-sex marriage. Debt cancellation. The AIDS pandemic. This fourth edition of Issues Facing Christians Today continues a two-decades-plus legacy of bringing important current issues under the lens of biblically informed thinking. Fully endorsed by John Stott, it has been thoroughly revised and updated by Roy McCloughry.
TerrorismSame-Sex MarriageDebt CancellationThe AIDS Pandemic These are just some of the critical contemporary issues addressed in this book. Issues Facing Christians Today helps thinking Christians sift through and respond to a sweeping array of complex and pressing topics. Thoroughly revised and updated by Roy McCloughry and fully endorsed by John Stott, this fourth edition continues a two-decades-plus legacy of bringing important current issues under the lens of biblically informed thinking. Combining a keen global awareness with a gift for penetrating analysis, the authors examine such vital topics asPluralism and Christian witness Cohabitation Environmentalism and ecological stewardship War and peace Abortion and euthanasia ? and much more An entirely new chapter on bio-engineering has been contributed by Professor John Wyatt of University College London. Including a study guide, Issues Facing Christians Today is essential reading for Christians who wish to engage our culture with insight, passion, and faith, knowing that the gospel is as relevant and deeply needed today as at any time in history. As the culture wars continue, this book will remain a critical contribution, helping to define Christian social and ethical thinking in the years ahead.
Roy McCloughry is a writer, lecturer, and researcher on Christian approaches to social issues. He has written a number of books including Living in the Presence of the Future and is chairman of Third Way magazine and a vice president of the Shaftesbury Society. He lectures in ethics and social theology at St John's College, Nottingham.
Prof John Wyatt is currently Professor of Ethics and Perinatology, the Institute for Womens Health, University College London; he has a long-standing interest in the philosophical, ethical and religious issues raised by advances in medical technology. He has published the acclaimed book on medical ethics Matters of Life and Death
The late Rev Dr. John Stott is known worldwide as a Bible teacher, writer, pastor and mission-leader. During a ministry that extended to seven decades, he authored many books including the best-selling Basic Christianity, Why I Am a Christian and The Cross of Christ ; he was also the editor, (and author of several volumes) of the Bible Speaks Today. In more recent years he was Rector Emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place, London; President of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity; and Founder-President of the Langham Partnership International. He was awarded the CBE in the Queens 2006 New Year Honours. Stott was honored by Time magazine in 2005 as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World."
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