Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in by Tom Krattenmaker

By Tom Krattenmaker

An award-winning USA Today columnist makes the case for a way a Jesus free of faith and politics meets the necessity for that means and goal in secular America.
Tom Krattenmaker is a part of a turning out to be dialog established at Yale college that acknowledges—and seeks to address—the abiding desire for that means and thought in post-religious the United States. What, they ask, provides a lifestyles that means? What constitutes a existence good led?
In Confessions of an earthly Jesus Follower, Krattenmaker stocks his miraculous end approximately the place enter and notion may perhaps most sensible be chanced on: within the determine of Jesus. And Jesus, not just as a superb instance and instructor, yet Jesus because the fundamental consultant for one's life.
Drawing on sociological learn, own adventure, and insights from fifteen years learning and writing on faith in American public existence, Krattenmaker indicates that during Jesus, nonreligious humans like himself can locate certain and compelling knowledge on the best way to honor the humanity in ourselves and others, tips on how to construct extra peaceable lives, how generosity will help humans and groups create extra abundance, the right way to become independent from from self-defeating behaviors, and the way to tip the scales towards justice.
In a time whilst extra humans than ever are choosing as atheist or agnostic, Confessions of a mundane Jesus Follower is a groundbreaking and compelling paintings that rediscovers Jesus--and our personal top selves--for the international of today.

Show description

Read Online or Download Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in Jesus for Those Who Don't Believe PDF

Similar biographies of christianity books

Circuitous Journeys: Modern Spiritual Autobiography (Studies in Religion and Literature)

Circuitous trips: sleek religious Autobiography offers an in depth interpreting and research of ten significant lifestyles tales through twentieth-century leaders and thinkers from a number of non secular and cultural traditions: Mohandas Gandhi, Black Elk, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, C. S. Lewis, Malcolm X, Paul Cowan, Rigoberta Menchu, Dan Wakefield, and Nelson Mandela.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906-1945: Martyr, Thinker, Man of Resistance

A brand new finished biography of this highly very important Christian martyr, 60 years after his execution by the hands of the Nazis Bonhoeffer has won a place as the most widespread Christian martyrs of the final century. His impression is so frequent that even 60 years after his execution through the Nazis, Bonhoeffer's lifestyles and paintings are nonetheless the topic of clean and energetic dialogue.

Melania: Early Christianity through the Life of One Family (Christianity in Late Antiquity)

Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the more youthful have been significant figures in early Christian background, utilizing their wealth, prestige, and forceful personalities to form the advance of approximately each point of the faith we now recognize as Christianity. This quantity examines their impact on past due old  Christianity and gives an insightful portrait in their legacies within the sleek international.

Suddenly Silenced: Forty Years as an Associate Evangelist with Billy Graham

All at once Silenced: 40 Years as an affiliate Evangelist with Billy Graham is the newest ebook by way of John Wesley White. In 1996, Dr. White was once ‘suddenly silenced’ whilst a devastating stroke ended his preaching profession. The medical examiners mistakenly envisioned that he may by no means communicate back. This booklet is a sworn statement of John’s unwavering religion and braveness, his deep ardour for evangelism and his decision, regardless of a serious and life-altering stroke, to proceed to unfold the gospel.

Additional resources for Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in Jesus for Those Who Don't Believe

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.16 of 5 – based on 35 votes