Evangelicals and the City

Of course we realize that, these may be complicated questions: evangelicals concerned with “urban ministry” may tend to think of the city as a “field ripe unto harvest” for evangelism. But in doing so, might they also generally consider the city as little more than a container for many, many “souls”? We are interested in how evangelicals think about urban social arrangements. Is it possible that evangelicals who are zealous about urban ministry might, in fact, tend to have very negative views about “the city...”

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1 comment:

steven hamilton said...

there is so much to wrestle with there...I think I've read through it 3 or 4 times now, and each time I come away with the thought: "damn, I gotta sit down and talk to someone about this..."