October 4, 2010 / Perspective
Brett McCracken. Hipster Christianity: When Church and Cool Collide. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2010. 255 …
The Old Testament recognizes that riches can be gained through wickedness and oppression, but it also teaches and exemplifies that those to whom God grants more than ordinary wealth can and should make use of it in ways that are righteous before God, both in attitude and in practice.
A review of Peter Goodwin Heltzel’s JESUS AND JUSTICE, a book that traces the historical legacy of evangelicalism, particularly in the wake of Martin Luther King Jr. and Carl F. H. Henry; describes the impact of this legacy on four contemporary evangelical organizations; and suggests new ways of understanding race and political life in America.