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Meyers, Robin

The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus

Meyers, Robin - The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus, ebook

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A new way to follow Jesus that draws on old ways of following Him

The Underground Church proposes that the faithful recapture the spirit of the early church with its emphasis on what Christians do rather than what they believe. Prominent progressive writer, speaker, and minister Robin Meyers proposes that the best way to recapture the spirit of the early Christian church is to recognize that Jesus-following was and must be again subversive in the best sense of the word because the gospel taken seriously turns the world upside down.

No matter how the church may organize itself or worship, the defining characteristic of church of the future will be its Jesus-inspired countercultural witness.

  • Debunks commonly held beliefs about the early church and offers a vision for the future rooted in the past
  • Proposes that the church of the future must leave doctrinal tribalism behind and seek a unity of mission instead
  • Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said,"Robin Meyers has spoken truth to power, and the church he loves will never be the same."

Keywords: Christianity, spirit of early church, minister Mayflower Congregational Church,  , the melancholy madness of Jesus and Paul, myths of the early church, faith as radical trust, renewing the church through mission not conformity, the underground church on war, the underground church on war on sex, the underground church on money, the underground church on family, subversive church

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
192 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118175903
Printed ISBN
9781118061596

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