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Of course death will happen to all of us someday but until then it's not something to think about or grapple with But we do think about it Arthur C McGill maintains that our preoccupation w. I once heard someone say that a good sermon should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable and I think that applies to good theology as well I leave this book feeling disturbed

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Ith health good looks and material success is in fact a retreat from death which we secretly fear is the final lord of our lives Charting the Christian pilgrimage toward a life freed from t. While the first section read like a forceful polemic on American consumerism and boosterism the second section smacked me loose from my ideas about what it means to identify with Christ and shook me uite hard I highly recommend this book for anyone looking to seriously consider what it means to be a disciple of Christ

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He dominating power of death McGill uses three scriptural images of Jesus to show us the possibility of walking continually into death being ourselves loving our neighbors and worshiping Go. Written in the 1970s excruciatingly relevant to the present moment

  • Paperback
  • 110
  • Death and Life An American Theology
  • Arthur C. McGill
  • English
  • 10 November 2019
  • 9781592443192

About the Author: Arthur C. McGill

The author and editor of 25 books andor articles in 48 publications in two languages Arthur Chute McGill was the Bussey Professor of Theology at Harvard Divinity School taught at Amherst College Wesleyan University and Princeton University held a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Louvain Belgium 1958 and was Cadbury Lecturer at the University of Birmingham England 1969Respec



10 thoughts on “Death and Life An American Theology

  1. says:

    I may never give another five star rating to another book after having read this book which I can only give a five star rating to McGill's short little book on Death and American Christianity is packed with as much if not punch than the poems that he uotes in it McGill's focus is on that which we try to take the focus away from in our everyday lives death McGill explains that we experience death daily as litt

  2. says:

    I once heard someone say that a good sermon should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable and I think that applies to goo

  3. says:

    WhoaI am currently just at the middle point in this work The bulk of the first half deals with the anthropology and psychology of de

  4. says:

    This was really good The power is in the last third of the book I guess McGill felt the need to briefly set up his premise and as it is so brief it seems at bit short changed However by addressing masscommon belifs and thoughts of death he can contrast that with the death of Jesus Christ and what it means to die so that one can truly live I read it as get past yourself so that you can live in communion with God in spiritual uni

  5. says:

    This book is an interesting discussion about the way Americans and American Christians in particular think about death and dying In many ways the book is hard to read; however the author does bring up many interesting points especially his description of Americans as 'bronze people' and his discussion about the role of neediness physical and

  6. says:

    While the first section read like a forceful polemic on American consumerism and boosterism the second section smacked me loose from my ideas about what it means to identify with Christ and shook me uite hard I highly recomm

  7. says:

    Captivating This is by all measure the finest explication of St Paul's general line of reasoning that I have ever read The confident fervor with which he proclaims the good news for humankind makes him indistinguishable from PaulThese two men are the perfect book matched pairSuper killer I wish this once that there were

  8. says:

    Wow Very short 95 pages or so but full of insight into Christian existence

  9. says:

    Written in the 1970s excruciatingly relevant to the present moment

  10. says:

    Matthew Lee Anderson referenced

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