Six of today’s leading pastor-theologians—John Piper, Voddie Baucham, D. A. Carson, Timothy Keller, Mark Driscoll, and David Wells—have joined together to offer Christians a practical, biblical vision of Christ’s supremacy. After grounding readers in the important truths of Christ’s deity and the gospel, The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World strives to help believers understand how to share these truths in a postmodern society. Through applying lessons from this book, readers gain a practical, biblical vision of ministry for the twenty-first century.
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Many would have us believe that life is hopelessly fragmented and truth an elusive dream. The authors of this book beg to differ and enthusiastically point us to the cohesive centrality and absolute supremacy of Jesus Christ.
—Sam Storms, senior pastor, Bridgeway Church, Oklahoma City
John Piper (DTheol, University of Munich) is teacher and founder of DesiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College and Seminary. He served for 33 years as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis and is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God, Don’t Waste Your Life, God Is the Gospel, Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ, and many more.
Justin Taylor (PhD candidate, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is vice president of book publishing and an associate publisher at Crossway. He has edited and contributed to several books, including A God Entranced Vision of All Things and Reclaiming the Center, and is a blogger at Between Two Worlds—hosted by The Gospel Coalition.
“Evangelicalism, now much absorbed by the arts and tricks of marketing, is simply not very serious anymore.” (Page 23)
“But if we can say anything for certain about postmodernity, it is that the concept of accessible, knowable, objective truth is antithetical to standard, postmodern epistemology.” (Pages 51–52)
“the emergence of the postmodern ethos and the new, growing tidal wave of religious pluralism” (Page 25)
“What has changed is a growing concern on my part to be able to say more exactly how Christ, in whom divine majesty and human frailty are joined in one person, is to be heard and preached in a postmodern, multiethnic, multireligious society.” (Pages 24–25)
“What the postmodern world celebrates in its rejection of all absolutes and in its assumed right to define all reality privately is a sign of God’s wrath (cf. Rom. 1:22).” (Page 45)