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Mainline to the Future: Congregations for the 21st Century

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While others lament the declining attendance of mainline churches and blame it on an out-of-date tradition, Jackson Carroll offers a more hopeful perspective, arguing that they key to future vitality can be found in the same tradition. According to Carroll, the tension between tradition and change has always been part of the Protestant heritage, and he argues that now is a ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Westminster John Knox Press
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David Hardin
May 26, 2013 David Hardin rated it liked it
Feels dated even though it was written in 2000. I appreciated many of the observations and critiques, but ultimately i think the challenges in the mainline church are more theological than Carroll would like.
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