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Humanitarian Jesus: Social Justice and the Cross

3.51 of 5 stars 3.51  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A resurgence of the Social Gospel is energizing many evangelicals, but what does the Bible say about the role of humanitarian works in the Christian life? As new covenant believers, Christians are called to a specific central task: to be ministers of God's message of salvation for sinners. At the same time, the New Testament justifies nearly every concern of the revitalize ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Moody Publishers (first published April 21st 2010)
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Josh Morgan
This first appeared on my blog, Jacob's Café.

I received two complimentary audiobooks from christianaudio at the same time: Jesus Manifesto (reviewed yesterday) and Humanitarian Jesus by Christian Buckley and Ryan Dobson. I was expecting to like the former more than the latter, but that's exactly the opposite of what happened.

Humanitarian Jesus was much more engaging and legitimately struggling with real-life issues that many Christians are facing today. As being "missional" is one of the hot new
Adam Shields
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Short review: This is a good book that I read right after Jesus Manifesto. It is a much better book than Jesus Manifesto but has a lot of overlapping content. It is much more focused on practical theology and why particular approaches are important, and not just an abstract theology. The format was 1/2 theology, 1/2 interviews with Christian leaders that are attempting to live the balance between evangelism and social action/ministry
Jul 10, 2010 Megan is currently reading it
This book will challenge you and make you think! Helps establish the need for a balance between evangelism and social justice.
Basically just a collection of interviews. Nice concepts - but nothing new.
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