A Survival Guide for Heretics by Aaron Van Voorhis

By Aaron Van Voorhis

such a lot of everyone is leaving the church at the present time as a result of its hypocrisy, bigotry, and highbrow dishonesty. Such "heretics" locate themselves in exile, pondering if there's something worthy protecting onto concerning Christianity and religion. the answer's: convinced, yet not likely within the means you're thinking that.
A Survival advisor for Heretics unearths that the scandalous center of Christianity is set the dying of faith and the resurrection of a brand new approach to life on the earth referred to as the dominion of God. Drawing upon the fields of psychology, philosophy, and Radical Theology, this publication courses readers step-by-step via their very own non secular trips and divulges how they received the place they're at and the way to maneuver ahead. alongside the way in which, Aaron Van Voorhis addresses the various toughest questions confusing Christians this day and provides a few striking solutions.
As a pastor, Aaron makes use of his own tale and the tale of his church as examples of ways Christianity will be embodied within the twenty-first century. Deeply educated by way of the paintings of Peter Rollins and John D. Caputo, between others, A Survival advisor for Heretics is a really available and valuable booklet for someone suffering from their faith.

"It is alas infrequent to determine radical theology utilized inside actually-existing Christianity. there's a severe hole among subtle concept and lived perform, even though in recent times this hole is commencing to shut. This publication is a part of that closure, and Van Voorhis is operating within the leading edge of these making use of this defiant theology inside a group. Heresies could be antidotes or poisons, yet, in fact, they need to continually be defiant."
--Tad hold up, PhD, writer of God Is subconscious: Psychoanalysis & Theology

"'The identify of God is the identify of the opportunity for whatever totally new,' says John Caputo. Van Voorhis has performed a striking task letting us in on his trip towards that anything new and by utilizing M. Scott Peck's schema concerning the levels of non secular development and alter he is helping us comprehend not just the trajectory of his pondering yet how he bought there. A must-read for all who locate themselves jogging surprising territory within the identify of God."
--Barry Taylor, author, speaker, and instructor of faith, theology, and culture

"Aaron Van Voorhis isn't really delivering his suggestion from the sidelines, or from the security of his church basement. He has journeyed into the typhoon himself and helped others locate the braveness and conviction to do an identical. He has been undone by means of the violent rains, and felt their transformative energy. due to this, he has provided the appropriate advisor for others able to do the same."
--Peter Rollins, writer of The Idolatry of God and The Divine Magician

Aaron Van Voorhis is the lead pastor of important road Church in Glendale, California. He holds a BA in religious study from Lipscomb and an MDiv from Fuller Seminary.

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