Experiencing God In A Secular World

Experiencing God In A Secular World

by Ian Stuchbery


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As a parish priest, Ian Stuchbery has become increasingly concerned about the declining number of worshippers at many Christian churches. What is it that has led so many to drift away from the church? Is it because going to church has become a cultural habit that has little attraction in today's society? Experiencing God in a Secular World emphasizes that this fundamental aspect of Christianity should not become a social habit but a profound expression of one's faith and love in God. Stuchbery aims to speak to those who are questioning their faith and are tempted to drift away from their churches. This work tenderly reveals just what is truly at the heart of the Christian faith and explains the powerful relevance this knowledge has in today's world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761854982
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 06/02/2011
Pages: 90
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Ian Stuchbery was born in England. He studied theology at Cambridge University and later attended McGill University in Canada. Since then, he has served as a priest in the Anglican Church in London, England, and in three major cities in Canada. Ian has worked at diocesan and national levels on a variety of projects and committees. He has previously published two books that are widely used in the Anglican Church in Canada. He lives with his wife in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Table of Contents

Preface v

Acknowledgement vii

Chapter 1 The Challenge of the Secular 1

Chapter 2 The Challenge: "There Is No God" 11

Chapter 3 Is the Bible True? 19

Chapter 4 The Jesus of History 27

Chapter 5 Experience: The Golden Thread 41

Chapter 6 Personal Transformation-The Problem: Human Sin 51

Chapter 7 The Kingdom of God: The Vision of a Transformed World 61

Chapter 8 Something More 73

Some Biblical Words 79

The Author 81

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