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Gadfly: Reading Church Through Reading Jesus

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John Arthur is looking for a church. Not literally of course, those are quite easy to spot usually. He is looking for "a reading" of church through a reading of Jesus. He wants to examine whether the Jesus we have in the church is, well, big enough really. Are the relationships we pursue, with God and each other, the authentic and costly ones Jesus exemplified, or diluted ...more
Paperback, 410 pages
Published May 30th 2014 by Circle Books
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Dan
Aug 19, 2014 Dan rated it really liked it
As I chewed my way through this book, my most common thought was, "That's not how I would've got there, but the destination is where I need to be!"
If you're looking for someone to clear away some of the clutter that comes with various preconceptions and traditions; to take a fresh look at church and the kingdom, then you should read this book. You might not agree with all the paths taken, but the emphases are very telling for the church today, broadly speaking.
A bit of the language might fly ove
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