Title

The Emergent Church, Socio-economics and Christian Mission

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2010

Abstract

The social thought and outreach philosophy of the Emergent Church offers a revolutionary take on global Christian mission. In particular, according to this new paradigm, the mission of the church requires nothing short of a radical revision of today’s economic system. A review of writings by leading emergent thinkers such as McLaren and Chalke, however, raises questions about the extremeEconomics being proposed. There are also deep concerns from an evangelical theological perspective.