The Emergent Church, Socio-economics and Christian Mission
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.
Published in: Transformation, Volume 27, Issue 2, April 1, 2010, pages 65-74. Copyright © 2010 Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA. The final published version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0265378809357804