Good Faith

David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons. Baker Books, $19.99 (288p) ISBN 978-0-8010-1317-1
When Kinnaman, president of research and communications company Barna Group, and Lyons, founder of Christian educational community Q, joined for their 2012bestseller UnChristian, they challenged Christians to realize that Millenials held a largely negative view of their beliefs and actions. Here they pick the conversation back up, providing new research that shows how the tide continues to shift, with increasingly more Americans viewing the exercise of faith in the public square as extreme. Kinnaman and Lyons suggest a path through some of the thorniest issues of the day, discussing such contentious issues as sexuality, marriage, death, race, and prejudice. They advocate that Christians practice "good faith" by examining how well they love, what they believe, and how they live. This, they assert, can provide a way for Christians to hold to their convictions, yet treat those who disagree with respect and compassion. Kinnaman and Lyons once again demonstrate the rigorous and compassionate perspectives needed to effect a dramatic change of course in the conversation about faith and society. (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 03/28/2016
Release date: 03/01/2016
Genre: Religion
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