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The Resource Costly grace : an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love, Robert Schenck

Costly grace : an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love, Robert Schenck

Label
Costly grace : an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love
Title
Costly grace
Title remainder
an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love
Statement of responsibility
Robert Schenck
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author recalls his life as a controversial Washington, D.C. evangelical minister and spiritual advisor to America's political class. He begins with his conversion from Judaism to born-again Christianity, and then finding his calling in public ministry. He chronicles his years as an activist leader of the most extreme wing of the anti-abortion movement, brazenly mixing ministry with Republican political activism. Finally he reflects on his unconscious abandonment of Christian principles in the face of fame and influence, and ultimately his return to the lessons Jesus imparted. Today Schenck works to liberate the evangelical community from a politicized gospel, urging partisan conservatives to move beyond social battles and forsake the politics of hate, fear, and violence
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schenck, Robert L.
Dewey number
  • 280/.4092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR1643.S34
LC item number
A3 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schenck, Robert L
  • Clergy
  • Evangelicalism
  • Christianity and politics
  • Christian biography
  • Christian biography
  • Christianity and politics
  • Clergy
  • Evangelicalism
  • United States
Label
Costly grace : an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love, Robert Schenck
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: My first conversion. Coming to Jesus ; Faith of our fathers ; End times ; Pastor and father ; Missionary evangelist ; Los pepenados ; Our president, our prophet ; FaithWalk -- Part II. My second conversion. Joining the movement ; Spring of life ; Conventions and courtrooms ; "A mighty threshing instrument" ; A reprieve and a draconian sentence ; Planting and replanting a church ; Faith and action ; Rev. Schenck v. Pro-Choice Network of Western N.Y. ; Christmas with the Clintons ; Family matters ; Murder and impeachment ; The providential election ; 9/11 ; A friend in the White House -- Part III: My third conversion. Amish grace ; Family journeys ; Obama and hope ; My pilgrimage ; Reentry ; Guns ; The armor of light ; Donald Trump and the moral collapse of American evangelicalism ; Holy Week, 2017
Control code
on1038067772
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780062687937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1038067772
  • (OCoLC)1038067772
Label
Costly grace : an evangelical minister's rediscovery of faith, hope and love, Robert Schenck
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: My first conversion. Coming to Jesus ; Faith of our fathers ; End times ; Pastor and father ; Missionary evangelist ; Los pepenados ; Our president, our prophet ; FaithWalk -- Part II. My second conversion. Joining the movement ; Spring of life ; Conventions and courtrooms ; "A mighty threshing instrument" ; A reprieve and a draconian sentence ; Planting and replanting a church ; Faith and action ; Rev. Schenck v. Pro-Choice Network of Western N.Y. ; Christmas with the Clintons ; Family matters ; Murder and impeachment ; The providential election ; 9/11 ; A friend in the White House -- Part III: My third conversion. Amish grace ; Family journeys ; Obama and hope ; My pilgrimage ; Reentry ; Guns ; The armor of light ; Donald Trump and the moral collapse of American evangelicalism ; Holy Week, 2017
Control code
on1038067772
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780062687937
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1038067772
  • (OCoLC)1038067772

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