Readership: Students and scholars of Sociology of Religion, as well as general audiences.
Kenda Creasy Dean, Associate Professor, Youth, Church, and Culture, Princeton Theological
Kenda Creasy Dean is Associate Professor, Youth, Church, and Culture, at Princeton Theological Seminary. She worked on the National Study of Youth and Religion and is the author of several books, including The Godbearing Life: The Art of Soul Tending in Youth Ministry and Practicing Passion: Youth and the Quest for a Passionate Church.
"...offers pragmatic and insightful responses." - Joanne Griffiths, Theology
Section One: Worshipping at the Church of Benign Whatever-ism
1.: Becoming Christian-ish
2.: The Triumph of the "Cult of Nice"
Section Two: Claiming a Peculiar God-Story
3.: Mormon Envy: Sociological Tools for Consequential Faith
4.: Generative Faith: Faith That Bears Fruit
5.: Recovering a Missional Imagination: We Are Not Here for Ourselves
Section Three: Cultivating Consequential Faith
6.: Parents Matter Most: The Art of Translation
7.: . Going Viral for Jesus: The Art of Testimony
8.: Hanging Loose: The Art of Detachment
9.: Make No Small Plans: A Case for Hope