A Pentecostal Political Theology for American Renewal: by Steven M. Studebaker PDF

By Steven M. Studebaker

 This ebook argues that Christians have a stake within the sustainability and good fortune of center cultural values of the West commonly and the USA particularly. Steven M. Studebaker considers Western and American decline from a theological and, in particular, Pentecostal viewpoint. the quantity proposes and develops a Pentecostal political theology that may be used to handle and reframe Christian political identification within the United States. 
Studebaker asserts that American Christians are presently now not adequately engaged in fighting America’s decline or halting the shifts in its center values. the matter, he indicates, is that American Christianity not just supplies little proposal to the kingdom of the kingdom past a handful of ethical concerns like abortion, yet its well known political theologies lead Christians to consider themselves extra as extraterrestrial beings than as electorate. This e-book posits that the proposed Pentecostal political theology might  help American Christians view themselves as voters and higher realize their stake within the renewal in their kingdom. the root of this proposed political theology is a pneumatological narrative of renewal—a biblical narrative of the Spirit that starts with production, proceeds via Incarnation and Pentecost, and culminates within the new construction and eternal country of God. This narrative presents the root for a political theology that speaks to the problems of Christian political id and encourages Christian political participation.   

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