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God's People and the Seduction of Empire: Hearing God’s call in the modern age

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Foreword by Michael Woolcock (World Bank Lecturer at Harvard University)




“An accessible, radical and rare example of the aliveness and relevance of both the Old and New Testaments. Allow your faith to be energised and made passionate by reflecting on the insights that are brought to you in this book.”



— Ann Morisy, Community Theologian and Author




As human beings we are contin
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Paperback, 218 pages
Published July 1st 2016 by Sacristy Press
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Raf
Mar 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a very powerful book about how church members and congregations should see the bible as a personal, historical, and communal guide to challenging the abuses of empire. I personally feel this book should be taught in seminaries and bible classes everywhere. It’s so easy to give in and follow the ways of empire and mammon.

By empire, the author doesn’t only point to military dominance but moreover the materialism, consumerism, and injustices that plague our world which people are drawn to.
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Richard Noble
Oct 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A timely call to attention

This book is a compelling read with useful material for group work. With the world experiencing change and upheavals on an unprecedented scale it is a timely call to attention for Christians both lay and professional. Instead of seeing the decline of church congregations in the developed world as the death throws of Christendom, Turner sees this as just one of the many casualties of empire-building in a social climate where individual identity, personal ambition and sel
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