Item description for The Church Called to Be God's Salt & Light: Called from Comfort with Cultural Religion to Discomfort with the Sermon on the Mount by R. Page Shelton...
Overview Dr. Shelton discusses conflicts by contrasting the teachings of Cultural Religion and the teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Dr. Shelton invites readers to theological reflections on the life and mission of the church based on her biblical mission to be the salt of God's justice and the light of God's love in the world.
Publishers Description Have you ever thought that the work of the church you attend seems at times to be different from and in conflict with the church's mission described in the Scriptures as God's Kingdom of grace, love, justice, mercy, and reconciliation? In The Church Called to be God's Salt and Light, Dr. Shelton describes those conflicts as he has observed them for almost fifty years. He discusses the conflicts by contrasting the teachings of Cultural Religion and the teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Dr. Shelton invites readers to theological reflections on the life and mission to be the sald of God's justice and light of God's love in the world. He encourages the church to reclaim her life through the Spirit of Christ as the community of God's Kingdom of grace, mercy, love, compassion, and justice.
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Studio: Tate Publishing & Enterprises
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.33" Width: 5.36" Height: 0.56" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date May 8, 2007
Publisher Tate Publishing & Enterprises
ISBN 1598864920 ISBN13 9781598864922