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Is There an Alternative Vision to the Market-Oriented Church?

How do we resist the placement of religion in the private sphere and subvert the impulsive focus on the needs of the individual?  What shapes our conversations about what the church is and should be – the Gospel, or the … Continue reading

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Evangelism, or Niche Marketing?

            In The( Magic) Kingdom of God, Michael Budde describes the transformation of capitalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  Facing diminishing returns from mass-market production, capitalism shifted to new strategies to sustain the cycle of production and consumption.  The … Continue reading

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