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Overview Bacher and Inskeep believe that mainline denominations serve as caretakers of the important American expressions of Christianity, and if they are weak or lost, society and the universal church will be the worse for it.
Publishers Description Bacher and Inskeep believe that mainline denominations serve as caretakers of the important American expressions of Christianity, and if they are weak or lost, society and the universal church will be the worse for it. They argue that a fundamentally American form of mainline denominationalism can and will endure, despite the rumor of its decline. The authors examine six "rumors" of the decline. Using historical trends and current statistical information, they analyze the current situation and point to vital lessons, potential problems, and key challenges. They also offer helpful strategies and provide examples of what denominations are doing that show potential.
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Ingram Advance - 03/01/2005 page 83
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Studio: Augsburg Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.69 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Augsburg Books
ISBN 0806651423 ISBN13 9780806651422
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More About Robert Bacher & Kenneth Inskeep
Robert Bacher retired in 2002 from his position as executive for administration, Office of the Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).