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By Jacob Shatzer,D. Stephen Long

each culture has its dazzling voices, its thinkers who examine issues a bit of otherwise than so much. Evangelicalism isn't any exception. Many unbelievable evangelical voices prove being embarrassments of 1 kind or one other: all people can decide on their favourite instance of this phenomenon! instead of looking to divulge those varieties of damaging surprises, this booklet explores the striking voice of the past due evangelical theologian A. J. Conyers. Conyers's political theology is a source for a powerful evangelical theopolitical mind's eye. via studying from Conyers, evangelicals can triumph over universal weaknesses and interact in a extra completely Christian, biblical, and evangelical method of the trendy global and its a variety of associations and challenges.
Conyers speaks past evangelicalism to boot. His imaginative and prescient of the fashionable global, together with its improvement and significant demanding situations, offers perception into modern political theology. His paintings at the countryside, free-market capitalism, and the notions of toleration and vocation speaks into and advances vital debates. hence Conyers's evangelical political theology offers either the evangelical culture itself, in addition to political theology as a broader self-discipline, with a compelling and not easy vision.

"As anyone who got here to grasp and enjoy Chip Conyers within the past due Eighties, i couldn't be extra happy that Jacob Shatzer helps expand his legacy during this tremendous quantity. Conyers used to be not just an erudite pupil, yet an exceptional pal to his colleagues and a really sort individual. He lived out his personal theopolitical imaginative and prescient. might this e-book support evangelicals and others domesticate a far better, irenic, and hopeful political imagination."
--C. Ben Mitchell, Provost and vp for educational Affairs, Graves Professor of ethical Philosophy, Union University

"Chip Conyers emerges from those pages because the guy that he was--a Southern gentleman garbed in a prophet's mantle, an historian wrestling with the modern, a Baptist churchman transfigured into theologian-at-large."
--Mark Dubis, Professor of religious study, Union University

"Jacob Shatzer captures the highbrow vibrancy of Chip Conyers, is helping us comprehend the trustworthy guy he used to be, and demanding situations us to interact the decision to vocation and the great thing about a spreading and abiding wish. I commend this meticulously researched paintings to somebody who is aware that what we think approximately God shapes how we order our lifestyles jointly within the world."
--Samuel W. "Dub" Oliver, President, Union University

"A Spreading and Abiding Hope opens up a salient and irenic discourse approximately how evangelical political theology may either expand its succeed in and deepen its assets. either well timed and winsome, Shatzer's efforts towards a extra reflective evangelical theopolitics not just supply enormous aid for renewed curiosity in vocation but additionally honor the beneficiant spirit of A. J. Conyers's personal lesser-known yet vastly major legacy of cautious Christian scholarship."
--Taylor Worley, Trinity foreign University

Jacob Shatzer (PhD, Marquette collage) is assistant professor of biblical and theological stories at Sterling collage in Kansas.

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