Has modernity made Christianity a spent force, irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal? Hearkening back to pivotal moments in history, Os Guinness makes a challenging, hopeful appeal for Christians to make a real difference,...
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Has modernity made Christianity a spent force, irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal? Hearkening back to pivotal moments in history, Os Guinness makes a challenging, hopeful appeal for Christians to make a real difference, today!
:We live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has modernity made Christianity irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal? In Renaissance, Os Guinness declares no. Throughout history, the Christian faith has transformed entire cultures and civilizations, building cathedrals and universities, proclaiming God's goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science and medicine. Christianity may similarly change the world again today. The church can be revived to become a renewing power in our society-if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges darkness with the hope of Christian faith. In this hopeful appeal for cultural transformation, Guinness shares opportunities for Christians, on both local and global levels, to win back the West and to contribute constructively to the human future. Hearkening back to similar pivotal points in history, Guinness encourages Christians in the quest for societal change. Each chapter closes with thought-provoking discussion questions and a brief, heart-felt prayer that challenges and motivates us to take action in our lives today.
Os Guinness was born in China and educated in England. He did undergraduate studies at the University of London and postgraduate work at Oriel College, Oxford, where he earned a D.Phil in the social sciences. Formerly a guest scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies and Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Os is currently Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum in McLean, Virginia. Widely traveled, he has written or edited more than twenty books, including "The American Hour," "Time for Truth, "and "The Call," He makes his home in northern Virginia. ý"From the Hardc
- :1. Our Augustinian Moment
- 2. Grand Global Tasks
- 3. Unnecessary, Unlikely, Undeniable
- 4. The Secret Of Cultural Power
- 5. The Dynamics Of The Kingdom
- 6. Our Golden Age Is Ahead
- Postscript: One More Time Again?
- An Evangelical Manifesto