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By Glen H. Stassen

Why have a few Christians, similar to Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, been in a position to converse fact to strength at nice own rate, whereas others without problems capitulate to injustice? during this magnum opus, Christian ethicist Glen Stassen argues that such powerful Christianity stems from believing in a "thicker" Jesus, who's Lord over the full of lifestyles and never only one a part of it. trust during this thicker Jesus leads to "incarnational discipleship" and will support Christians take care of seven demanding situations raised by way of what Charles Taylor has pointed out as a mundane age.

Stassen elegantly weaves the features of incarnational discipleship as correctives to secularism, that is a posh phenomenon that merits a worldly and rigorous reaction. Paying specific realization to the Sermon at the Mount, he unearths strong floor for Christian religion and Christian ethics in a realist realizing of Jesus that works to offer information around the board in tricky demanding situations of our secular age.

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