The Great Emergence

The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why By Phyllis Tickle Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 2008 Review by Carl McColmanThe cover of this book— featuring four images of Jesus, cobbled together to kinda sorta create a composite image of the Christ — is a hint about where Phyllis Tickle ultimately takes her introductory survey of emergent Christianity. This is a useful and often entertaining, if not entirely satisfying, short overview of the historical forces that have led to what … [Read more...]