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Faith and Modernity

Essays in modernity and post-modernity

Philip Sampson and Vinay Samuel

Regnum Books (1994), 352pp, ISBN: 1870345177


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Contents

1. THE ANALYSIS OF MODERNITY

What is modernity? Historical roots and contemporary features
Prof James D. Hunter, Professor of Sociology, University Of Virginia, USA.

The rise of postmodernity
Philip Sampson. Social Worker specializing in child welfare, Portsmouth, England

2.MODERNITY AND CHRISTIANITY IN TENSION

Truth and authority in modernity
Bishop Lesslie Newbigin, formerly Bishop of Madras, Church of South India, now leader of Church and Our Culture project, Selly Oak, Birmingham, England

Truth, authority and modernity: shopping for truth in a supermarket of worldviews
Prof Harold A. Netland, Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Mission, Trinity Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, ISA

Modernity and theology: the doctrine of God
Prof David Wells, Andrew Mutch Distinguished Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, USA

Modernity and anthropology
Elaine Storkey, Director of Christian Impact, London

Modernity and morality
Dr Stephen Williams, Assistant Director, Whitefield Institute, Oxford, England

Modernity and eschatology
DR Tormod Engelsviken, Senior Lecturer in Missiology, Norwegian Lutheran School of Theology, Oslo, Norway

Modernity and spirituality
Prof James Houston, Professor of Spiritual Theology, Regent College, Vancouver

New Age-a synthesis of the premodern, modern and postmodern
Lars Johansson, Director, Forum for Faith and Society, Orebro Theological Seminary, Sweden

An ironic cage: the rationalization of modern economic life
Dr Craig Gay, Associated Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Regent College, Vancouver

Modernity, information technology and Christian faith
Knud Jørgensen, Director of Information, Norwegian Church Aid

Modernity and evangelicals: American evangelicalism as a global case study
Dr John Steel, doctoral candidate, University of Maryland, and a Director of Trinity Forum, Washington, DC

Modernity, mission and non-Western societies
Dr Vinay Samuel, Executive Director of International Fellowship of Evangelical Missionary Theologians, Oxford, England

3. STRATEGIES IN CONFRONTING MODERNITY

Mission modernity: seven checkpoints on mission in the modem world
Dr Os Guinness, a Director of Trinity Forum, Washington, DC


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