Friday, September 16, 2005

Impractical Christianity (Christianity Today Magazine)

Modern Christianity, despite its talk of grace, seems obsessed with works. Go to any Christian bookstore and look at the row upon row of 'how to' books that claim to make everything better if you just put the effort in. Peter Nelson provides a telling critique of this obsession in his article Impractical Christianity arguing that '[f]aith really begins to make a difference when it stops 'working.''

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