Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

Written By R. R. Reno
Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society
  • Publsiher : Salem Books
  • Release : 01 August 2016
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society written by R. R. Reno which was release on 01 August 2016, this book published by Salem Books. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: America’s two greatest strengths—her liberal democratic culture and her free-market economy—have made her a global superpower. But left unchecked, these two strengths can become great cultural weaknesses, sowing selfishness, recklessness, and apathy. In Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society, theologian R. R. Reno argues that America needs a renewal of Christian ideals—ideals that encourage self-sacrifice, responsibility, and solidarity. Drawing on T.S. Eliot’s 1940 essay “The Idea of a Christian Society,” Reno shows how Christianity encourages “an abiding ambition for higher things” and a “moral vision” that can strengthen communities and transform America into a truly great nation.

Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society
  • Author : R. R. Reno
  • Publisher : Salem Books
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : America’s two greatest strengths—her liberal democratic culture and her free-market economy—have made her a global superpower. But left unchecked, these two strengths can become great cultural weaknesses, sowing selfishness, recklessness, and apathy. In Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society, theologian R. R. Reno argues that America ...

Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society

Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society
  • Author : R. R. Reno
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : America’s two greatest strengths—her liberal democratic culture and her free-market economy—have made her a global superpower. But left unchecked, these two strengths can become great cultural weaknesses, sowing selfishness, recklessness, and apathy. In Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society, theologian R. R. Reno argues that America ...

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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : For more than a millennium, beginning in the early Middle Ages, most Western Christians lived in societies that sought to be comprehensively Christian--ecclesiastically, economically, legally, and politically. That is to say, most Western Christians lived in Christendom. But in a gradual process beginning a few hundred years ago, Christendom weakened ...

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  • Author : Giulio Maspero
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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  • Author : Daniel K. Finn
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : "This volume provides a new account of business ethics from the perspective of Catholic social thought. Focusing on the sense of agency of the business person and the interests of business firms, this volume addresses business from both "the outside" (with questions about economic life in Catholic social thought) and "...

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  • Publisher : Hamilton Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-15
  • Total pages : 163
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : The assault on traditional marriage that began in the late 1990s seemingly ended with the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision legalizing same-sex marriages in all 50 states. Christians continue to mourn the “loss” of this sacred and covenantal institution to secularists, but in doing so have forgotten their unique place as citizens ...

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-01-10
  • Total pages : 272
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Summary : Western societies are experiencing a series of disorientating culture shifts. Uncertain where we are heading, observers use “post” words to signal that familiar landmarks are disappearing, but we cannot yet discern the shape of what is emerging. One of the most significant shifts, “post-Christendom,” raises many questions about the mission ...

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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2022-05-03
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : Religious freedom is up for debate and needs to be defended--discover how. In Religious Freedom in a Secular Age author Michael Bird argues that religious freedom should not be preserved by churches entrusting themselves to the protection of a conservative leader draped in the apparel of civil religion, nor should ...

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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-04-24
  • Total pages : 278
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Summary : A holy hermit, a Holocaust survivor, a literary librarian, and a Christian geneticist search for peace and happiness in a culture of chaos. Hermit Abram, eighty, and his sister Elizabeth, eighty-four, escaped the Holocaust in Greece and made it to America as children. Elizabeth retired from teaching high school Western ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Total pages : 244
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Summary : This book sets forth a case for capitalism guided by the skeptical stream of ancient philosophy represented by Cicero. Arguing that philosophy should be probabilistic and practical, this book stresses the primacy of social cooperation and human excellence....

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • Total pages : 266
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : For over forty years Stanley Hauerwas has been writing theology that matters. In this new collection of essays, lectures, and sermons, Hauerwas continues his life's work of exploring the theological web, discovering and recovering the connections necessary for the church to bear faithful witness to Christ in our complex and ...

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  • Publisher : Emmaus Road Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : If we don’t get Sunday right, we won’t get Monday—or any day of the workweek—right. The divided life is a temptation so built into our society, we may not even recognize it. Yet most of us fall prey to it. We either undervalue work, resenting it ...

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781621573494
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Summary : After the staggering slaughter of back-to-back world wars, the West embraced the ideal of the “open society.” The promise: By liberating ourselves from the old attachments to nation, clan, and religion that had fueled centuries of violence, we could build a prosperous world without borders, freed from dogmas and managed ...

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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2022-04-19
  • Total pages : 422
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Summary : A magisterial intellectual history of the last century of American conservatism When most people think of the history of modern conservatism, they think of Ronald Reagan. Yet this narrow view leaves many to question: How did Donald Trump win the presidency? And what is the future of the Republican Party? ...