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Why you're here : ethics for the real world / John G. Stackhouse, Jr.

By: Stackhouse, John G. (John Gordon), 1960- [author.].
Contributor(s): Stackhouse, John G. (John Gordon), 1960-. Making the best of it.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]Description: viii, 319 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190636746; 0190636742; 0190636750; 9780190636753; 0190636769; 9780190636760.Other title: Why you are here.Subject(s): Vocation -- Christianity | Christianity and culture | Christian ethicsDDC classification: 261
Contents:
Part I: Our (Permanent) Human Calling : Make Shalom -- The Basic Calling of Humanity -- Human Vocation : All of Us, Some of Us, Each of Us -- Part II : Our (Temporary) Christian Calling : Make Disciples -- The Basic Calling of the Church -- The Christian Vocation : All of Us, Some of Us, Each of Us -- Part III : Responding to the Call of Jesus -- Principles for the Normal -- Facing the Borderline -- Faith, Hope, and Liberty -- Making the Best of It -- Behaving in Public -- Conclusion: Final Formulas.
Summary: "What are Christians to be and to do in the world? What does faithfulness look like in these complex and confusing times?.. John Stackhouse offers a concise, vivid, and practical [advice] based on the teachings of Scripture about the meaning of human life in this world and the next."--Page 4 of cover.
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This book is adapted from the author's academic volume Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World published by Oxford University Press in 2008.--From page 8.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I: Our (Permanent) Human Calling : Make Shalom -- The Basic Calling of Humanity -- Human Vocation : All of Us, Some of Us, Each of Us -- Part II : Our (Temporary) Christian Calling : Make Disciples -- The Basic Calling of the Church -- The Christian Vocation : All of Us, Some of Us, Each of Us -- Part III : Responding to the Call of Jesus -- Principles for the Normal -- Facing the Borderline -- Faith, Hope, and Liberty -- Making the Best of It -- Behaving in Public -- Conclusion: Final Formulas.

"What are Christians to be and to do in the world? What does faithfulness look like in these complex and confusing times?.. John Stackhouse offers a concise, vivid, and practical [advice] based on the teachings of Scripture about the meaning of human life in this world and the next."--Page 4 of cover.

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