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God, Ethics and the Secular Society: Does the Church Have a Future? by [Gunson, John]
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After 2000 years of ascendency the Christian churches are in decline.

This book is a brilliant analysis of the many questions for which thoughtful Christians and non-Christians are seeking answers in a secular scientific world.
What do we mean by “God”? Is there a soul ? What is consciousness ? What is the relevance of evolutionary biology and cosmology for Christian faith or religion generally ? And more.

Unlike the criricisms of Dawkins, Hitchins and others the author offers a positive way forward. The book also provides excellent summaries and critiques of the most important scholarship in the field, including authors such as Spong, Borg, Crossan, the “Death of God” theologians, and the findings of the Jesus Seminar.

For the churches then it is time for a re-think. This book shows you how.

About the Author

John Gunson was an ordained minister of the Congregational Churches in Australia. He has been significantly involved in social justice and Christian education in Congregational churches, and in community engagement through Australian Frontier, the Church and Life Movement, Christian Action for Peace and the ecumenical movement. He has worked in staff training and development, was president of the Doncaster/Templestowe branch of the Movement Against Uranium Mining, and President of the South Gippsland Conservation Society. He was chair of the local community group that led the fight against the building of the Wonthaggi Vic. desalination plant and has worked with local government to prevent inappropriate development along the coast.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3451 KB
  • Print Length: 296 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1498293611
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Australian eBook Publisher (29 October 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00P0J2WN4
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #354,858 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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