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Excerpt: "Known as “the Dean of American Religious Writing,” D. Elton Trueblood did for American audiences something similar to what C.S. Lewis achieved in Britain. He helped believers embrace their faith and to give an account for the hope that is within them (I Peter 3:15). Author of thirty-one books, followed by a half-dozen collections of his essays, Trueblood also encouraged generations of other emerging writers so that his influence was multiplied many times over. Addressing such issues as the vitalization of the church and the equipping of the laity for ministry, he did more to inspire “thinking evangelicalism” than any other author in his day. And, Trueblood’s most important book within that contribution is A Place to Stand."


Originally published as the foreword to A Place to Stand by Elton Trueblood, (New York: HarperOne, 2014, Foreword by Paul Anderson, vii-ix).

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