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SoulTsunami: Sink or Swim in New Millennium Culture

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Looks at the implications of the changing world on the church in the 21st century.
Hardcover, 446 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Zondervan Publishing Company (first published 1998)
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Damian Kinsella
Nov 08, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: pastors and church leaders
i don't want to hear the word postmodern for the rest of my life.
Christy Bower
Soul Tsunami is a whoppin’ big book (450 pages) by Leonard Sweet. It explores the cultural changes that present new opportunities for the Church in a postmodern world. If the Church doesn’t adapt, it will become irrelevant. It’s sink or swim time.

What is a soul tsunami? Leonard Sweet explains it this way: “A spiritual tsunami has hit postmodern culture. This wave will build without breaking for decades to come. The wave is this: People want to know God. They want less to know about God or know a
Dec 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Soultsunami and Wisdom Hunter (Arthur) were the two books that set me onto a trajectory of hope. I was set free to question everything, challenge legalism and discover God in places outside of the box.
Regina Heater
Jul 02, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I read this book right after it came out - and it was great for me to start learning a new vocabulary for my theological thoughts.
Nick Woodall
Leonard Sweet is one of my favorite theologians. He writes in a style that makes me think, and sometimes I have to back and re-read it again and again.
Alasdair Kay
Slogged my way through for a module. Didn't enjoy it at all.... Information overload and unconvincing 13 years on
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Leonard I. Sweet is an author, preacher, scholar, and ordained United Methodist clergyman currently serving as the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew Theological School, in Madison, New Jersey; and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at George Fox University in Portland, Oregon.
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