The Incendiary Fellowship Author:Elton Trueblood "I came to cast fire on the earth" is one of the most neglected of Jesus' sayings. In this book, Elton Trueblood writes that the fire cast on earth 2000 years ago by Jesus is flickering with alarming faintness. — In the first place, he asserts, committed Christians do not represent the mainstream of Western culture. A new and active paganism is e... more »merging - a paganism that is both articulate and arrogant.
It is absolutely vital that Christianity should again become a vibrant, fighting force. It cannot survive as a mild religion-in-general. Unless we make a strong conscious drive to rekindle the fire it could be quenched by the world.
The Church can be set aflame today as it was in the first century of Christianity.« less