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Honorable Mention, 2014 Best Book of the Year from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds BookstoreWe live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has modernity made Christian thought irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal?In Renaissance, Os Guinness declares no. Throughout history, the Christian faith has transformed entire cultures and civilizations, building cathedrals and universities, proclaiming God's goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science and medicine. The Christian faith may similarly change the world again today. The church can be revived to become a renewing power in our society--if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges darkness with the hope of Christian faith. In this hopeful appeal for cultural transformation, Guinness shares opportunities for Christians, on both local and global levels, to win back the West and to contribute constructively to the human future. Hearkening back to similar pivotal points in history, Guinness encourages Christians in the quest for societal change. Each chapter closes with thought-provoking discussion questions and a brief, heart-felt prayer that challenges and motivates us to take action in our lives today., Logos Bookstores' 2015 Best Book in Christianity and Culture Honorable Mention, 2014 Best Book of the Year from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore We live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has modernity made Christian thought irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal? In Renaissance, Os Guinness declares no. Throughout history, the Christian faith has transformed entire cultures and civilizations, building cathedrals and universities, proclaiming God's goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science and medicine. The Christian faith may similarly change the world again today. The church can be revived to become a renewing power in our society if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges darkness with the hope of Christian faith. In this hopeful appeal for cultural transformation, Guinness shares opportunities for Christians, on both local and global levels, to win back the West and to contribute constructively to the human future. Hearkening back to similar pivotal points in history, Guinness encourages Christians in the quest for societal change. Each chapter closes with thought-provoking discussion questions and a brief, heart-felt prayer that challenges and motivates us to take action in our lives today.", Some think the Best Days of the Christian Faith are Behind Us. Is there Hope for Societal Redemption and Renewal? Os Guinness declares a resounding yes! When the gospel is lived out in practice, it is the most powerful force in history, both for individuals and for entire societies. The Christian faith has transformed cultures and civilizations, demonstrating God's goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science and medicine, philosophy and social justice. Christians may yet change the world again-if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges the darkness with the hope of Christ. So have courage. Take heart. And let a thousand flowers bloom! Book jacket., We live in dark times. Christians wonder: Are the best days of the Christian faith behind us? Has modernity made Christianity irrelevant and impotent? Is society beyond all hope of redemption and renewal?Os Guinness declares no. Throughout history, the Christian faith has transformed entire cultures and civilizations, building cathedrals and universities, proclaiming God's goodness, beauty and truth through art and literature, science and medicine. Christianity may similarly change the world again. The church can be revived to become a renewing power in our society--if we answer the call to a new Christian renaissance that challenges the darkness with the hope of Christian faith. In this manifesto for cultural change, Guinness sees opportunities for Christians on both local and global levels, to win back the West and to contribute constructively to the human future. When followers of Jesus live out the gospel in the world, Christianity becomes a decisive factor in the civilizing of society and the renewal of culture. Guinness declares, "We may be in the dark about our times, but we are not in the dark about God." So let there be no fear, nor alarmism, nor despondency, nor nostalgia. Let us have the courage and the faith to work for a new renaissance in our time. Let a thousand flowers bloom!


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