Flexible Church

Being the Church in the Contemporary World

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Helen D. Morris
  • Norwich, UK: 
    Hymns Ancient and Modern
    , May
     2019.
     288 pages.
     $25.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9780334058137.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Culture has changed but the church has not changed adequately in response. That is the claim made by proponents of new expressions of church. But all too often their ecclesiology is far from adequate.

In Flexible Church, Helen D. Morris speaks to this issue by proposing an ecclesiology for innovative expressions of church that is grounded in scripture whilst self-consciously and intentionally developed for the contemporary Western milieu.

Engaging with the work of key church thinkers and critical New Testament scholarship, Morris introduces a framework for church that facilitates both flexibility and faithfulness; faithfulness to the church’s Christian heritage and identity, and the flexibility to fashion new forms of church that can connect more effectively with those who currently find church irrelevant and inaccessible.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Helen D. Morris is a BA Course Leader and Lecturer in Applied Theology at Moorlands College, Christchurch, UK.

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