Sceptical Christianity
188 pages, 5 3/20 x 7 3/10
Paperback
Release Date:21 Aug 2016
ISBN:9781785920622
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Sceptical Christianity

Exploring Credible Belief

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
How can Christianity remain a credible religion in our current era of scepticism? Reviving the debates begun by John Robinson and the demythologisation movement over half a century ago, Sceptical Christianity considers the main reasons behind people's religious scepticism and posits the question: What can be plausibly believed today? Reiss revisits some of the key aspects of Christianity, such as the Trinity, and shows how they can be thought of in the best tradition of critical Christianity. The result is a thought-provoking book that will sparks discussion on how the Church should behave and teach to retain its credibility.
RELATED TOPICS: Christianity, Spirituality
The Reverend Dr. Robert Paul Reiss is Canon Emeritus of Westminster Abbey. Before his retirement in 2013, he was Canon Treasurer and Sub-Dean of Westminster, following nine years as Archdeacon of Surrey in the UK.

Preface

1 Who is the Author?

2 Why Scepticism?

3 What Does it Mean to Believe in God?

4 Jesus of Nazareth

5 The Resurrection

6 The Christ of Faith

7 Salvation

8 The Last Things

9 Prayer and Public Worship

10 Living as a Christian

11 Freedom of Thought in the Church of England

Conclusions

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