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Free in Obedience

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Published November 1st 2006 by Wipf & Stock Publishers
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Ben
Mar 03, 2009 Ben marked it as to-read
** HAVE I READ ALREADY?? CAN'T REMEMBER **

An astute, outspoken lay theologian talks to Christians about how they can today find freedom in obedience to Christ's gospel and about the urgent necessity of trying to live this kind of freedom now. He insists that his readers look realistically and relentlessly at their own condition, at the condition of the church — and that they see how these relate and compare to Christ's gospel. His book, based on certain passages from Hebrews, thus becomes a call
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Mike Mellison
Apr 06, 2015 Mike Mellison rated it really liked it
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Very good. Stimulating thoughts. Provocative, spiritually intense. Challenged by view of Palm Sunday, but ultimately thought it too black and white. Did not take into account that it was the fulfillment of Zechariah 9.
Karson
Jun 08, 2008 Karson rated it really liked it
I might add this to my own personal list of 'books that have most influenced me.' I am going to revisit this one many times throughout my life i think. It hit me at an interesting time. It is a good introduction to this guy Stringfellow. It sums up his thought pretty well i think. Really powerful stuff. He brings biblical ideas that often seem archaic right back to life and puts a really unique spin on them. This guy was definitely looking at the world with a different pair of glasses and I woul ...more
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Apr 10, 2012 Perrin rated it it was amazing
One of the more important (timely?) books that I have read in a number of years. The content is worthy of 5 stars even if it is probably a little steep for the average layman (which in some ways contradicts the message of the book). This book deserves a long slow read over an extended afternoon; I gave it an hour here and there over a month. I'm looking forward to a lazy afternoon where Mr. Stringfellow and I can discuss weighty matters over coffee and prayer.
Paco
Jan 12, 2008 Paco rated it really liked it
Fantastic Analysis about the power of death, how they control everything, and how we live radically as christians in restistance to that.
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Frank William Stringfellow (April 26, 1928 – March 2, 1985) was an American lay theologian. He was active mostly during the 1960s and 1970s.
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