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By Glen H. Stassen

Why have a few Christians, similar to Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King, been capable of converse fact to strength at nice own price, whereas others without difficulty 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 total of lifestyles and never only one a part of it. trust during this thicker Jesus ends up in "incarnational discipleship" and will support Christians take care of seven demanding situations raised by way of what Charles Taylor has pointed out as an earthly age.

Stassen elegantly weaves the features of incarnational discipleship as correctives to secularism, that's a posh phenomenon that merits a worldly and rigorous reaction. Paying specific awareness to the Sermon at the Mount, he unearths strong flooring for Christian religion and Christian ethics in a realist knowing of Jesus that works to provide advice around the board in difficult demanding situations of our secular age.

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