Sustaining Christian Community in an Unstable Age
Gerald W. Schlabach
Brazos Press, $28.99, 288 pp.
The title of Gerald W. Schlabach’s new book, Unlearning Protestantism, makes it sound more provocative than it really is. In a time when it’s become common for Christians to switch from one church or denomination to another, Schlabach urges stability, understood as a dogged loyalty that “keeps us together even when we’re pissed off at each other.” He considers stability part of “the genius of the Catholic tradition.” It is, he thinks, a quality that Catholics take for granted and...
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