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Evangelism and social action uniting the church to heal a lost and broken world by Ronald J. Sider

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

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Bibliography p243-250.

StatementRonald J. Sider.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. ;
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL21319211M
ISBN 10034057559X

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This book aims to provide a defence for evangelical social involvement, to outline how evangelism and social involvement fit together, and to examine what social involvement should look like in the light of the gospel. These are excellent aims and such a work has long been needed. The book begins with an argument for social action by evangelicals. Its companion book tells stories about effective ministries that bring both evangelism and social transformation together. Completely Pro-Life, published in the mids, calls on Christians to take a consistent stand opposing abortion, capital punishment, nuclear weapons, hunger, and other conditions that Sider sees as anti-life.   by Charles H. Troutman Differences of opinion on the subject of evangelism vs. social action are of long standing — so old, in fact, that the roots go back to pre-Christian paganism. Differences of opinion on the subject of evangelism vs. social action are of long standing—so old, in fact, that the roots go back to pre-Christian paganism. But having witnessed the many horrors of the 20th century, Stott also wrestled with the question of evangelism and social action. And what he concluded has much to say to us in the 21st century.

2. Social media can communicate a gospel that’s as fake as an airbrushed photograph. It’s easy to make yourself look good online. And this, of course, is a big part of why people love social. Good News to the Poor is good news for readers thinking through the relationship of evangelism to social action. Tim Chester rightly emphasizes the centrality of the gospel as he compares dependency-creating welfare with dignity-embracing development. social action can be a boon to evangelism. One of the greatest barriers to evangelism is the failure of Christians to have significant relationships with non-Christians. Social action, by its nature, places the Christian in the midst of non-believers who are. Some Christians want to bring 'social action' right to the centre of Christian activity, so much so that anyone who suggests that evangelism may be a higher or more central priority risks being labelled heartless. Others see any push for Christian social involvement as a worrying attempt to water down the priority of evangelism.