Border Crossings by Rodney Clapp
Christian Trespasses on Popular Culture and Public Affairs

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The usual modern assumption is that Christians are supposed to leave explicitly Christian convictions and practices behind when they engage public affairs and popular culture. In this fascinating book, Rodney Clapp rejects that assumption and trespasses onto secular territory--from global corporations to Winnie-the-Pooh, from family values to The X-Files, from consumerism to Hank Williams and John Coltrane.

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Rodney Clapp is the Editorial Director of Brazos Press. His previous books include A Peculiar People: The Church as Culture in a Post-Christian Society and Families at the Crossroads: Beyond Traditional & Modern Options.
Published October 1, 2000 by Brazos Press. 224 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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What unifies them is Clapp's contention that Christians have ""disembodied the faith and dismembered (that is, individualized) the Church."" Postmodernist, postfoundationalist and ecclesiocentric, he argues that the language of the church ought to be the most basic language Christians speak, and ...

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