Prophetic Lament: Moving from Triumphalism to Truth

Speaker(s): Soong-Chan Rah
Date: Summer 2017
Length: 1h 24m
Product ID: RGDL4702U

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Western Christianity often gravitates toward a triumphalist narrative, particularly in the arena of public faith. Though popular, this approach betrays a dysfunctional and warped theological imagination. The book of Lamentations provides a robust biblical response to triumphalism, teaching us to embrace the discipline of lament and cultivating a call for justice in troubled times.

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Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is the Milton B. Engebretson Associate Professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois and the author of The Next Evangelicalism; Many Colors; and co-editor of Honoring the Generations. Dr. Rah serves on the boards of World Vision, Sojourners, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), Evangelicals 4 Justice and the Catalyst Leadership Center.

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