Uncommon Decency: Christian Civility in an Uncivil World

by Richard J. Mouw. InterVarsity Press, 2010.

This resource promotes positive public discourse through "convicted civility," the belief that we can treat strangers with kindness because they are human.


convicted civility, scripture, insights from the author's experience

Best For

clergy, lay leaders, and congregants


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Encourage positive and kind interactions with strangers by adapting practices of convicted civility.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming is a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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