A Christian Manifesto by Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer. This address was delivered by the late Dr. Schaeffer in at the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Fort. In this explosive book, Francis Schaeffer shows why morality and freedom have crumbled in our society. He calls for a massive movement-in. “Direction of Endeavor for Chinese Christianity in the Construction of New China” , commonly For theologian Francis Schaeffer’s book A Christian Manifesto, see Francis Schaeffer. For other manifestos by Christian groups, see Manifesto.

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A Christian Manifesto by Francis A. Schaeffer

Jun 27, Scott rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Open Preview See a Problem? Let me say that frsncis great emphasis. The current tension between elites in many western countries versus populist resistance to their changing doctrine seems eerily predicted today–almost 40 years later. Worth the read, but not implicitly revolutionary or nuanced ideas. The churchmen had prepared a letter to Zhou explaining the adversities faced cgristian the church and likely hoped to get assurances of protection from him.

A Christian Manifesto

The axiom of ‘if you can’t say anything nice then don’t say anything at all’ is alive and well. It also manifssto appropriate responses, backed by biblical, sound doctrine, to fight this threat.

Dec 17, Wilson rated it really liked it Shelves: Protestant Christianity has been introduced to China for more than a hundred and forty years. The manifesto ended missionary activities in China and the separation of church and state.

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While I do generally like Schaeffer’s writings, and also his ability to connect with people from various backgrounds, this book, at first, felt like a rant against the direction that US society is heading, and in partic A typical rant about the collapse of American moral society 1 June After reading the first couple of chapters of fgancis book I have come to understand why it is that Schaeffer’s son has broken with the groups that his father was involved in and moved over to the Christian Left.


It is only ordained as an institution for law and justice. For other manifestos by Christian groups, see Manifesto. A great resource for Christians to help them understand current American culture and the increasing hostility toward Christianity. I think that we can still agree with our non-christian neighbors that victims ought to be protected from harm; now we simply need to convince them that the unborn schaeffr humans worthy of such protection and that such protections should be codified into law.

The Christian Manifesto

The Christian Manifesto makes three central claims: Jan 15, Nick Gibson rated it really liked it. That issue aside – wow, it’s great to be reading Schaeffer again. However, one needs to consider the definition of murder, and that is an unlawful killing.

Wu and other Shanghai churchmen were joined by Protestants from the northern regions of China to hold talks with Premier Zhou Enlai in May First, in Novemberthe United States forbade any transfer of funds to China. He chronicles too briefly changes in the Soviet Empire and in the U.

Ting, Chinese Christians genuinely espoused the “three-self” ideology.

Overall, this is a good basic introduction to the idea of looking at all manufesto life as something that should be affected by the faith we have as Christians. A typical rant about the collapse of American moral society 1 June After reading the first couple of chapters of this book I have come to understand why it is that Schaeffer’s son has broken with the groups chriwtian his father was involved in and moved over to the Christian Left.


A Christian Manifesto is a book I endeavored to read back when I first became aware of Francis Schaeffer in my Christian walk 20 years ago. Similar intensification affected other government-led campaigns as well. By inference, humanism tends to the tyranny of the elite and the intolerance of ideas other than what the elite, whereas a legal system and worldview based on the primacy of God leads to democracy and a robust market for ideas.

Finally, the church should strive to construct a Christianity indigenous to China embodying the so-called ” Three-self principles “: Still, Schaeffer has put his foot in the door and kept me open minded.

If there is no final place for civil disobedience, then the government has been made autonomous, and as such, it has been put in the place of the Living God… It is time we consciously francid that when any office commands what is contrary to God’s Law it abrogates its authority. But without the reign of Christ in the hearts of men, it will and inevitably fail and go in a different direction which is what it has done. He makes that argument here.

In truth, the government would soon engage in persecution of many Christians. We must not confuse the kingdom of God with our country. In this sense, there is nothing concerning reality that is not spiritual.

Second, in the case of the first step failing, the individual Christian must flee although he acknowledges this is more difficult than it was in Rutherford’s day.