The Resource Letters to a young Calvinist : an invitation to the Reformed tradition, James K.A. Smith, (electronic resource)

Letters to a young Calvinist : an invitation to the Reformed tradition, James K.A. Smith, (electronic resource)

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Letters to a young Calvinist : an invitation to the Reformed tradition
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Letters to a young Calvinist
Title remainder
an invitation to the Reformed tradition
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James K.A. Smith
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eng
Summary
Who would have guessed that something as austere as Calvinism would become a hot topic in today's postmodern culture? At the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's birth, new generations have discovered and embraced a "New Calvinism," finding in the Reformed tradition a rich theological vision. In fact, Time cited New Calvinism as one of "10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now." This book provides pastoral and theological counsel, inviting converts to this tradition to find in Calvin a vision that's even bigger than the New Calvinism might suggest. Offering wisdom at the intersection of theology and culture, noted Reformed philosopher James K. A. Smith also provides pastoral caution about pride and maturity. The creative letter format invites young Calvinists into a faithful conversation that reaches back to Paul and Augustine, through Calvin and Edwards, extending to Kuyper and Wolterstorff. Together they sketch a comprehensive vision of Calvinism that is generous, winsome, and imaginative
Summary
"Who would have guessed that something as austere as Calvinism would become a hot topic in today's postmodern culture? At the 500th anniversary of John Calvin's birth, new generations have discovered and embraced a "New Calvinism," finding in the Reformed tradition a rich theological vision. In fact, Time cited New Calvinism as one of "10 Ideas Changing the World Right Now." This book provides pastoral and theological counsel, inviting converts to this tradition to find in Calvin a vision that's even bigger than the New Calvinism might suggest. Offering wisdom at the intersection of theology and culture, noted Reformed philosopher James K. A. Smith also provides pastoral caution about pride and maturity. The creative letter format invites young Calvinists into a faithful conversation that reaches back to Paul and Augustine, through Calvin and Edwards, extending to Kuyper and Wolterstorff. Together they sketch a comprehensive vision of Calvinism that is generous, winsome, and imaginative" -- Publisher description
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381033
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1970-
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Smith, James K. A.
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230/.42
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Reformed Church
  • Imaginary letters
  • Calvinism
Target audience
adult
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an invitation to the Reformed tradition
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Letters to a young Calvinist : an invitation to the Reformed tradition, James K.A. Smith, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11475410
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781441213730
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11475410
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remote
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Letters to a young Calvinist : an invitation to the Reformed tradition, James K.A. Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11475410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441213730
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11475410
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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