The Allure of Gentleness. The book is scheduled for release in February 2015 and my copy is already pre-ordered. Just reading the title makes me happy. I'm so glad for posthumous books by Dallas Willard and hope there will be more.
The revered Christian author whose bestselling classics include The Divine Conspiracy and The Spirit of the Disciplines provides a new model for how we can present the Christian faith to others.
Christians share their faith, they often appeal to reason, logic, and
the truth of doctrine. But these tactics often are not effective. A
better approach to spread Christ’s word, Dallas Willard suggests, is to
use the example of our own lives. To demonstrate Jesus’s message, we
must be transformed people living out a life reflective of Jesus
himself, a life of love, humility, and gentleness.
model of life—this allure of gentleness—Willard argues, is the
foundation for making the most compelling argument for Christianity, one
that will convince others that there is something special about
Christianity and the Jesus we follow.