Ministry in an age of ambiguity

report of the North American consultation on the future of ministry: Toronto, Canada, October 7-10, 1980.

Publisher: Professional Church Leadership; National Council of Churches in New York

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 50-53.

StatementSponsored by Professional Church Leadership, National Council of Churches and Canadian Council of Churches; Platform addresses, John C. Fletcher [et al.].
ContributionsNational Council of Churches., Canadian Council of Churches., North American Consultation on the Future of Ministry, (1980 : Toronto).
LC ClassificationsBV660.2 M56 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 53 p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21378825M

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It is in this respect that Thomas Bauer's book proves so illuminating. Bauer shows how in the past, many truths coexisted side by side. There was the wine goblet and the ban on wine, painting and the ban on images. According to Bauer, Islamic culture was for centuries characterized by an extremely high degree of tolerance for ambiguity.

Language used to conceal the truth. For example, in George Orwell'sthe war department of the government is known as the "Ministry of Peace", the propaganda department is the "Ministry of Truth" and the "Ministry of Plenty" is tasked with making sure that the population remains poor and dependent on the state.

Seven Types of Ambiguity By Jennifer Reese Updated Ma at AM EDT. 1 John is a book that both preachers and readers sometimes set aside as complicated or difficult to understand. Nonetheless, it remains part of the Scripture that God has given for our benefit. Alistair Begg emphasizes that in the theological ambiguity of our age, this book speaks with clarity and certainty.

The instruction of 1 John protects the Church from the danger of false teachers and. Ambivalence and ambiguity seem to be the new cool in some facets of Christianity. Perhaps it is only in the safe sanctuaries of sensate western culture that notable evangelicals can dally with doubt and ambiguity regarding the Bible, when they.

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