Item description for The Presbyterian Predicament: Six Perspectives (Presbyterian Presence: the Twentieth-Century Experience) by Robert Wuthnow, Lewis B. Weeks & John M. Mulder...
Overview Prominent writers from different disciplines strive to analyze the Presbyterian predicament and to offer solutions. Robert Wuthnow (Princeton University) uses sociology to trace the decline of American Presbyterianism in relation to other mainline denominations. Edward Farley (Vanderbuilt University) lists areas on which Presbyterians' heritage of "critical modernism" can be discerned. There are many more essays by prominant Presbyterians. Westminster/John Knox, 179 pages. Paperback.
In this volume, six prominent writers from different disciplines strive to analyze the Presbyterian predicament and to offer solutions. The authors each approach this theme from a different angle, resulting in a varied and highly informative look at the state of the Presbyterian Church.
Through its examination of American Presbyterianism, the Presbyterian Presence series illuminates patterns of change in mainstream Protestantism and American religious and cultural life in the twentieth century.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.94" Width: 5.29" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1990
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
Series Presbyterian Presence Twentieth
ISBN 0664250971 ISBN13 9780664250973
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More About Robert Wuthnow, Lewis B. Weeks & John M. Mulder
Robert Wuthnow is the Gerhard R. Andlinger '52 Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. His many books include After Heaven: Spirituality in America since the 1950s, All in Sync: How Music and Art Are Revitalizing American Religion, and Creative Spirituality: The Way of the Artist, all from UC Press. With John H. Evans, he coedited The Quiet Hand of God: Faith-Based Activism and the Public Role of Mainline Protestantism, also from UC Press.
Robert Wuthnow currently resides in the state of New Jersey. Robert Wuthnow has an academic affiliation as follows - Princeton University.
Robert Wuthnow has published or released items in the following series...
Presbyterian Presence: The Twentieth-Century Experience