This book should encourage those of us who are tempted to be self-satisfied to become more willing to fight for people who are different from us and to experiment with ways of knowing God that are new to us. Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Carl J. Spier.
Saving Jesus from Those Who Are Right: Rethinking What It Means to Be Christian by Carter Heyward (Author) In this theological resource for spiritual transformation and social change, Carter Heyward rethinks the figure and import of Jesus for church, academy, and society.
Saving Jesus From Those Who Are Right. Carter Heyward Saving Jesus From Those Who Are Right Carter Heyward In this theological resource for spiritual transformation and social change, Carter Heyward rethinks the figure and import of Jesus for church, academy, and society.
Saving Jesus from Those Who are Right by Carter Heyward, 9780800629663, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
I enjoyed this book, and I didn’t think I would. This review began as a challenge. While visiting an old friend, I discovered he had recently finished They Like Jesus But Not the Church: Insights from Emerging Generations.Our discussion raised some red flags in my mind (I hope it wasn’t simply because the word “emerging” is like Pavlov’s bell to a young, restless, and reformed.
Saving Jesus Redux is total revision of Living the Questions’ popular 12-session DVD-based small group exploration of a credible Jesus for the third millennium. New contributors including Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass, and Robin Meyers join Marcus Borg, Walter Brueggemann, John Dominic Crossan, Matthew Fox, Amy-Jill Levine, and a host of others for a conversation around the relevance of.
Saving Jesus from the Church is a wake up call to the 21st century church. Rather than lamenting declining membership and waning cultural influence of the mainline faith communities, Meyers travels back to the beginning of Jesus’ life and embodied teaching to find a new way forward that is faithful to the earliest ways of those who sought to follow Jesus.
Reviewing a book about missions by Chris Wright makes me feel a little like a grown-up Pinocchio writing a critique of Geppetto’s toy-making skills. Chris was very much involved in introducing me to the mission of God and to the God of mission when he served as a curate in my parents’ church when I was between the ages of 3 and 9.