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The Body Broken: Answering God's Call to Love One Another

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Popular author Robert Benson personally examines the intolerance and the possibilities for healing within the Christian community. Benson writes gracefully about what binds Chrisitians together as well as what threatens to keep them apart. An important spiritual reckoning with the demons and angels Christianity faces today.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published September 16th 2003 by Doubleday
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Jennifer
Nov 08, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011, want, nonfiction
I first cracked this book open in October 2010. I wasn't even halfway through it when I returned it to the library a few weeks later; I had deemed it boring and too slow.

But that's the beauty of this particular work, this collection of musings and thoughts. It isn't boring-- it's gentle. So gentle, in fact, that it could be mistaken for boring and slow. Benson is sharing his thoughts, collected and honed over time; he isn't trying to bash you over the head, using his loud and scary televangelist
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Bruce Baker
Oct 26, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an easy read. Benson was Nazarene, Methodist and now Episcopalian. He is encouraging the church to accept others and build bridges. Our theology and worship styles too often separate us but should not. Seems more philosophical than theological in the writing but well worth the read.
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Aug 24, 2007 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christian-living
This is a book on loving others. Its fine, its just not super deep.
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