|Publication Date: 20 Sep 2018|
|Publisher: SPCK Publishing|
|Page Count: 168|
|Author: Alister McGrath|
Helpfully drawing on the astute and illuminating insights of Dorothy L. Sayers, C. S. Lewis, John Stott and J. I. Packer, the author suggests how we can hold on to hope while journeying through darkness, and live meaningfully in a world where things don’t always seem to make sense.
‘Alister McGrath offers an appealing and lucid demonstration of theology understood as a “reflective inhabitation” of the Christian faith. This wise and elegant book shows the urgent importance of a Christian mind for faithful discipleship that engages the contemporary world. It should be essential reading for every pastor and every thoughtful Christian layperson.’
Jeffrey P. Greenman, President, Regent College, Vancouver
'Alister McGrath invariably combines enormous scholarship with an accessible and engaging style.’
Again and again, Alister McGrath elegantly performs that central task of any teacher: to enable his students and readers, starting from the familiar ground of what they already know, to go on to explore new territory, and begin to see an expanded horizon.
The Light of the World (SPCK, forthcoming 2019 – revised edition of Understanding Jesus): It is rare that you find a man with great erudition who has the ability to distil it in terms which anyone can understand. Alister McGrath is such a man . . . [This book] is an excellent example of profundity married to simplicity.
Mere Apologetics (SPCK, 2016): This is a fresh, clear and practical introduction to apologetics from someone who doesn’t just talk about the subject but actually does it brilliantly.
Mere Theology (SPCK, 2010): McGrath, himself a converted atheist, crafts a devastating critique of Hitchens, Dawkins, Dennet, Harris et al. No ivory towers here; good theology is forcefully contending for the faith in a fierce battle for the soul of the Western world. Thank God Alister McGrath is on the front line.
The Dawkins Delusion? (SPCK, 2007): The God Delusion makes me embarrassed to be an atheist, and the McGraths show why.