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Preaching in the era of Trump /

O. Wesley Allen, Jr.

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Main Author: Allen, O. Wesley, Jr.
Other Names: Trump, Donald,
Published: St. Louis, Missouri : Chalice Press, ©2017.
Topics: Christianity and politics - United States. | Preaching. | Topical preaching. | Trump, Donald, 1946-
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260 |aSt. Louis, Missouri :|bChalice Press,|c©2017.
300 |a117 pages ;|c22 cm
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references.
505 0 |aIntroduction -- Part I. Broad issues. Confessing our shock and awe -- A postmodern presidency -- The elephant in the church -- Us and them -- Love trumps hate, but only if we love Trump -- Making the church great again -- Part II. Pulpit strategies. Race -- Gender -- LGBT issues -- Islam -- Epilogue.
520 |aNow more than ever, it's time to preach. The election of Donald Trump left countless faith leaders across the country speechless. Now that he is president, silence must give way to prophetic preaching. Christians have long debated whether politics should be addressed from the pulpit. Following Donald Trump's controversial, divisive rise to power and the sweeping changes his fledgling administration have already proposed, that's no longer a question -- political preaching will be the order of the day, even for pastors who try to steer clear of controversy. It's up to preachers to make the church great again by leading it to embrace and embody God's concern for those whose lives are at stake in a Trump administration. Veteran teacher, preacher, and author Wes Allen offers a blueprint for addressing current events through a Gospel lens, persuasively and pastorally -- without engaging in divisive, antagonistic rhetoric. -- Publisher's description.
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