Mainline to the Future
Congregations for the 21st Century
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Paperback / softback
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Number of Pages: 130
Width: 15.2 cm
Height: 22.9 cm
While others lament the declining attendance of mainline churches and blame it on an out-of-date tradition, Jackson Carroll offers a more hopeful perspective, arguing that they key to future vitality can be found in the same tradition. According to Carroll, the tension between tradition and change has always been part of the Protestant heritage, and he argues that now is a time when being faithful requires adaptation.