Secularization and Mission: A Theological Essay
The aim of this book is to influence theology, particularly that theology that guides the way the church presents its message amid the plural forms of faith, rationality, and religion in a secularized world. Hoedemaker calls for serious reflection about what "mission" might mean when applied to modern culture.
RELIGION RATIONALITY AND FAITH
CRISIS AND KAIROS
VITALITY AND COHERENCE
REJOINDER TO CHARLES WEST
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