Unimaginable: What Our World Would Be Like Without Christianity
Have you ever been attacked for your beliefs? Been told that Christianity does more harm than good? In this provocative book, Jeremiah Johnston equips you to answer doubters with an encouraging look at the positive influence of Christianity. In Unimaginable, you’ll discover the far-reaching ways that Christianity is good for the world—and has been since the first century AD—including its impact on the plight of women and children, democracy, education, legal systems, and social justice causes.
In a day when Christians are often attacked for their beliefs, professor and speaker Jeremiah Johnston offers an inspiring look at the positive influence of Christianity, both historically and today. In Unimaginable, you’ll discover the far-reaching ways that Christianity is good for the world–and has been since the first century AD–including:
· How the plights of women and children in society were forever changed by Jesus
· Why democracy and our education and legal systems owe much to Christianity
· How early believers demonstrated the inherent value of human life by caring for the sick, handicapped, and dying
· How Christians today are extending God’s kingdom through charities, social justice efforts, and other profound ways
Like It’s a Wonderful Life, the classic film that showed George Bailey how different Bedford Falls would be without his presence, Unimaginable guides readers through the halls of history to see how Jesus’ teachings dramatically changed the world and continue to be the most powerful force for good today. This provocative and enlightening book is sure to encourage believers and challenge doubters.
“Dr. Johnston writes like a leader-a leader for the church and the academy. He communicates as a statesman, speaking directly and effectively to the challenges of our time. Under his leadership, the Christian Thinkers Society has formed strategic partnerships and opened doors for fruitful and effective ministry. Unimaginable is a book for our time; it is a book that is urgently needed.”
President, Hobby Lobby
Chairman, Museum of the Bible