Faith in a Secular Age Author:Colin Williams Does the Church need to be radically reformed? Can the church restate its doctrine so that it makes sense in our essentially secular society? Can the church learn to take its part in society? — Colin Williams, an Australian theologian now working in the United States, is at the forefront of those who, like Bonhoeffer and the Bishop of Woolwich,... more » see the main task of theology to be the reshaping of the church "around the needs of the world."
Here in this book, Dr. Williams cuts across all denominational barriers in suggesting the direction in which the church must move if it is to fulfill the hopes raised by discussions now taking place throughout the world. His dynamic suggestions are based on his own world-wide experience of the church's need and an up-to-date knowledge of recent theological thinking of every denomination. His study of the effects and manifestations of the secularization of society today is of intense interest to those concerned with the place of religion in the modern world.« less