Webber, Robert E.Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmo
Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelicalism for a Postmodern World, by Robert E. Webber (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1999), 240 pages, paperback, $15.99. Obtain from Baker Book House Company, PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6287.
Webber provides us with a concise picture of hot Classical Christianity and Postmodern thought converge. Any one wanting to see how the past and future are drawing on each other today will find this book most helpful. However, people working in theology, worship, and evangelism will find the book even more helpful. A potential point of controversy for the reader may be the author’s totally Classical approach to Christology which includes a reliance on the cosmic results of Christ’s work on earth which is yet to be fulfilled (Parousia).