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Baker Books An Emergent Manifesto of Hope (hardcover)

Many have heard of the emerging church, but few feel they can grasp what the emerging church believes and represents. An Emergent Manifesto of Hope is a collection of divergent voices, writing about, and representing the latest thinking from those within the emerging church. This unprecedented collection includes articles from twenty-five contributors including important voices in the emergent conversation such as Brian McLaren, Dan Kimball, and Sally Morgenthaler. The articles cover a broad range of topics, such as spirituality, theology, multiculturalism, post-colonialism, sex, evangelism, and the Bible. Any person interested in what the emerging church believes will find An Emergent Manifesto of Hope a perfect place to start.
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Thought provoking, and enlightening

Date:January 16, 2013
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I was very pleased by this book. Though, as others have said, a very comprehensive read, it was well executed. I think that the contributors did a wonderful job not only sharing the features of the Emergent Church, but also of their personal faith stories. I was please, have recommended to others, and look forward to reading other resources by these aptly chosen contributors.
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Date:June 23, 2009
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Gertrude M Wooten
I'm sloughing my way through this "textbook" style of writing - only because I've heard of "the emergent church" in passing in my reading and because an "ex-pastor" is included and I wanted to see what he had to say about the subject. Not an easy read.
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