By Jacob Shatzer,D. Stephen Long
Conyers speaks past evangelicalism to boot. His imaginative and prescient of the trendy global, together with its improvement and significant demanding situations, offers perception into modern political theology. His paintings at the geographical region, 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 understand and delight in Chip Conyers within the overdue Eighties, i couldn't be extra happy that Jacob Shatzer helps expand his legacy during this effective quantity. Conyers was once not just an erudite pupil, yet a superb buddy to his colleagues and an incredibly style individual. He lived out his personal theopolitical imaginative and prescient. could this ebook aid 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 bible study, Union University
"Jacob Shatzer captures the highbrow vibrancy of Chip Conyers, is helping us comprehend the devoted guy he was once, and demanding situations us to interact the decision to vocation and the wonderful thing about a spreading and abiding wish. I commend this meticulously researched paintings to somebody who is familiar with 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 possibly either increase its succeed in and deepen its assets. either well timed and winsome, Shatzer's efforts towards a extra reflective evangelical theopolitics not just supply large aid for renewed curiosity in vocation but in addition honor the beneficiant spirit of A. J. Conyers's personal lesser-known yet enormously major legacy of cautious Christian scholarship."
--Taylor Worley, Trinity overseas University
Jacob Shatzer (PhD, Marquette college) is assistant professor of biblical and theological reports at Sterling collage in Kansas.
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