By Francis A. Schaeffer,Lane T. Dennis,Udo W. Middelmann
Few Christians had higher influence over the past half the 20 th century than Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer. a guy with penetrating perception into post-Christian, post-modern lifestyles, Schaeffer additionally cared deeply approximately humans and their look for fact, that means, and wonder. If there's one critical subject all through Schaeffer's paintings, it's that "true fact" is published within the Bible by way of "the God who's there," and that what we do with this fact has decisive effects in each region of life.
Death within the City was once Schaeffer's 3rd ebook and is foundational to his pondering. Written opposed to the backdrop of the sixties countercultural upheaval, it reads this day with an analogous ring of fact concerning own, ethical, non secular, and highbrow issues. in particular in gentle of 9-11, Schaeffer turns out disturbingly prophetic. The demise that Schaeffer writes approximately is greater than simply actual death—it is the ethical and religious dying that subtly suffocates fact and which means and sweetness out of town and the broader culture.
What is the reply that Schaeffer bargains in reaction? it really is dedication to God's note as truth—a expensive perform in the course of the highbrow, ethical, and philosophical battles of our day. it's compassion for a global that's misplaced and demise with out the Gospel. it truly is yielding our lives to God and permitting Him to bring on His fruit via us.
Few have confirmed this dedication to fact and "persistence of compassion" so continually as Schaeffer did. and due to this, few who commence studying those pages will come to the top with no need their existence profoundly changed.
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Death in the City by Francis A. Schaeffer,Lane T. Dennis,Udo W. Middelmann