Red Letter Revolution

What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said?
Product Number: EB00456856
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781400204199
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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For all the Christians facing conflict between Jesusae words and their own lives, for all the non-Christians who feel they rarely see Jesusae commands reflected in the choices of his followers, Red Letter Revolution is a blueprint for a new kind of Christianity, one consciously centered on the words of Jesus, the Bibleaes Ored letters.O Framed as a captivating dialogue between Shane Claiborne, a progressive young evangelical, and Tony Campolo, a seasoned pastor and professor of sociology, Red Letter Revolution is a life-altering manifesto for skeptics and Christians alike. It is a call to a lifestyle that considers first and foremost Jesusae explicit, liberating message of sacrificial love. Shane and Tony candidly bring the words of Jesus to bear on contemporary issues of violence, community, Islam, hell, sexuality, civil disobedience, and twenty other critical topics for people of faith and conscience today. The resulting conversations reveal the striking truth that Christians guided unequivocally by the words of Jesus will frequently reach conclusions utterly contrary to those of mainstream evangelical Christianity. If the Jesus who speaks to you through the Gospels is at odds with the Christian culture you know, if you have ever wanted to stand up and say, OI love Jesus, but thataes not me,O Red Letter Revolution will prove that you are not aloneUyou may have been a Red Letter Christian all along. Endorsements: OThis book, by a young and an elderly Christian, will help you decide how we Christians could change the world if we took the aered letterae words of Jesus literally and seriously.O UPresident Jimmy Carter OIn Red Letter Revolution the uncompromised truth of Jesus' teachings are given voice by two modern-day Christian leaders who do more than preach this Good News. They walk the talk and lead the way.O UArchbishop Desmond Tutu OI started reading this book and couldn't stop...? Thank you, Tony and Shane. Thank you for this book. May the movement spread around the world.O UAbuna Elias Chacour,?Melkite Catholic Archbishop of Galilee ORed Letter Revolution is an adrenaline-producing conversation with prophetic bite.O UEugene H. Peterson, author of The Message Bible OI cannot over-emphasize or exaggerate the richness of this book.O UPhyllis Tickle, author of Emergence Christianity OIn this courageous and well crafted book, we have a return to the core message of the Gospel from two Christians who first tried to live it themselvesUand only then spoke." UFr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M., Center for Action and Contemplation OShane Claiborne and Tony Campolo are two of the most significant prophetic voices in the Christian world.O URabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine (tikkun.org) OThis is a must-read book for anyone who is seeking to take Jesusae call on their lives seriously.O UJim Wallis, founder and editor of Sojourners magazine OIf you ever wished you could eavesdrop on a conversation with two of the world's most interesting and inspiring Christians, just turn to page one.O UBrian D. McLaren, author/speaker (brianmclaren.net)

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Original Publish Date: Oct 08, 2012

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Narrator(s): Chip Arnold, Stu Gray
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