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Confessions of a Christian Humanist

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How can one genuinely follow Jesus today, and what does that mean about one's lifestyle, social and political commitments, and ethical stance? In this fine work, internationally renowned theologian John de Gruchy answers that question. Reviving an almost silenced tradition, he lifts the banner of Christian humanism - not secular humanism with a Christian veneer, but a crit ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Fortress Press
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Thomas
May 30, 2011 Thomas rated it liked it
An uneven book - would have liked more "confession" or, at least a better integration of the confession/memoir element with the theological exposition. De Gruchy has an interesting story as an Afrikaaner pastor and professor who opposed apartheid, but the descriptions of his life lacked the texture and vibrancy of, for example, Stanley Hauerwas' Hannah's Child (a similar, "theological confession/autobiography"). Some of the more theological sections are excellent (De Gruchy's ability to apply Bo ...more
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