By Glen H. Stassen
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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