38th out of 72 books — 23 voters
In the Days of Caesar: Pentecostalism and Political Theology
by Amos Yong
In the Days of Caesar is a constructive political theology formulated in sustained dialogue with the Pentecostal and charismatic renewal one of the most vibrant religious movements at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Amos Yong here argues that the many tongues, practices, and gifts of renewal Christianity offer up new resources for thinking about how Christian co...more
Paperback, 377 pages
Published August 15th 2010 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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Chapter Seven is the best explanation/defense of Prosperity Gospel I've ever read. I think this is a significant work for many reasons, but I thought that was worth saying. I love the plurality and diversity present in Yong's understanding of the pneumatological imagination. And, I genuinely believe that he does represent the movement - although of course, he acknowledges that within its heterodoxy, there are varied problems. Nobody would want to assert that Pentecostalism is perfect, but it is...more
Amos Yong is the J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology and Director of the Ph.D. in Renewal Studies program at Regent University Divinity School in Virginia Beach, VA. He is the Co-editor of Pneuma, the journal of the Society of Pentecostal Studies.More about Amos Yong...