A Survival Guide for Heretics by Aaron Van Voorhis

By Aaron Van Voorhis

such a lot of individuals are leaving the church at the present time due to its hypocrisy, bigotry, and highbrow dishonesty. Such "heretics" locate themselves in exile, thinking about if there's something worthy preserving onto relating to Christianity and religion. the answer's: certain, yet not really within the manner you're thinking that.
A Survival advisor for Heretics finds that the scandalous middle of Christianity is set the demise of faith and the resurrection of a brand new approach to life on the planet referred to as the dominion of God. Drawing upon the fields of psychology, philosophy, and Radical Theology, this e-book courses readers step-by-step via their very own religious trips and divulges how they acquired the place they're at and the way to maneuver ahead. alongside the best way, Aaron Van Voorhis addresses many of the toughest questions puzzling Christians this present day and gives a few superb solutions.
As a pastor, Aaron makes use of his own tale and the tale of his church as examples of ways Christianity should be embodied within the twenty-first century. Deeply proficient by means of the paintings of Peter Rollins and John D. Caputo, between others, A Survival advisor for Heretics is a really obtainable and worthy publication for an individual suffering from their faith.

"It is unfortunately infrequent to work out radical theology utilized inside actually-existing Christianity. there's a serious hole among subtle concept and lived perform, even though in recent times this hole is starting to shut. This ebook is a part of that closure, and Van Voorhis is operating within the forefront of these utilizing this defiant theology inside of a neighborhood. Heresies should 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 whatever new and by utilizing M. Scott Peck's schema concerning the levels of spiritual progress and alter he is helping us comprehend not just the trajectory of his pondering yet how he acquired there. A must-read for all who locate themselves strolling strange territory within the identify of God."
--Barry Taylor, author, speaker, and instructor of faith, theology, and culture

"Aaron Van Voorhis is not providing his recommendation from the sidelines, or from the protection of his church basement. He has journeyed into the typhoon himself and helped others locate the braveness and conviction to do an analogous. He has been undone by means of the violent rains, and felt their transformative energy. due to this, he has provided the fitting consultant 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 critical road Church in Glendale, California. He holds a BA in bible study from Lipscomb and an MDiv from Fuller Seminary.

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