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Christianity for the Rest of Us

How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith

by Diana Butler Bass

  • 95 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by HarperOne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Communities,
  • Church And Society,
  • Religion,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Church work,
  • Religion - Denominations - Religions,
  • Christianity - Denominations,
  • Christianity - History - Social Issues,
  • Religion / General,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Christianity,
  • Church membership

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9237444M
    ISBN 100060836946
    ISBN 109780060836948

    This review was written for Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church is Transforming the Faith. Let me summarize this book in one sentence: the mainline (liberal) denominations are dying, but the author visited a few mainline congregations that are full of nice, smart, tolerant, sophisticated Christians—people like her. Christianity for the Rest of Us was named Book of the Year by the Academy of Parish Clergy. Standing Against the Whirlwind was awarded the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize by the American Society of Church mater: Westmont College, .

    In Evangelism for the Rest of Us, Bechtle shows readers how to share their faith in more comfortable ways by helping them discover and define their unique strengths within their personality type. With fresh, biblical insight, this much-needed resource renews a passion for sharing Christ with others, because telling the Good News does not have /5(4). Diana Butler Bass is an author, speaker, and independent scholar specializing in American religion and culture. She holds a PhD in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of seven books, including the bestselling Christianity for the Rest of Us 4/5.

    This is a companion volume to Greek for the Rest of Us by William D. Mounce. This book is a guide for English-only readers to understand the language of the Old Testament just enough to work with the Old Testament in more detail and to understand the /5(2).   Christianity for the Rest of Us is filled with the ideologies of contemplatives, emergents, and socialist-like figures such as Thomas Merton, Henri Nouwen, Eddie Gibbs, Marcus Borg, Joan Chittister, Parker Palmer, and her “friend” Brian McLaren. A prevailing theme in the book is “sitting in silence,” meditation, and contemplation.


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Diana Butler Bass is the author of eight books on American religion, including Christianity After Religion, Christianity for the Rest of Us, and A People's History of Christianity. She holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Duke University, has taught at the college and graduate level, and is currently an independent scholar/5(78).

Diana Butler Bass is an author, speaker, and independent scholar specializing in American religion and culture. She holds a PhD in religious studies from Duke University and is the author of seven books, including the bestselling Christianity for the Rest of Us, released by HarperOne in /5.

"Christianity for the Rest of Us" is the result of a three year study of emerging mainline churches in the United States. If you are like me, then you probably need "mainline" defined for you. Mainline churches are the "brand-name" churches you see across the country - Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Congregationalists, and Episcopalians/5(82).

"Christianity for the Rest of Us" is the result of a three year study of emerging mainline churches in the United States. If you are like me, then you probably need "mainline" defined for you.

Mainline churches are the "brand-name" churches you see across the country - Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Congregationalists, and Episcopalians/5(82).

Diana Butler Bass is the author of eight books on American religion, including Christianity After Religion, Christianity for the Rest of Us, and A People's History of Christianity. She holds a Ph.D.

in Religious Studies from Duke University, has taught at the college and graduate level, and is currently an independent scholar.3/5(9). Christianity for the Rest of Us describes this phenomenon and offers a how-to approach for Protestants eager to remain faithful to their tradition while becoming a vital spiritual community.3/5(7).

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By Letha Dawson Scanzoni, Editor, Christian Feminism Today. Who are the rest of us. That was my first question to Diana Butler Bass about the title of her latest book, Christianity for the Rest of Us (HarperSanFrancisco, ).Author: Letha Dawson Scanzoni.

In Rebel: Christianity for the Rest of Us, Annette Hyslop focuses on what truly makes a Christian. Funnily enough, it has little to do with church attendance.

Rather, it’s about a personal connection with the faith and with God.5/5(2). “Full of careful insights and analysis, Christianity for the Rest of Us is a book of great encouragement and hope for mainline Protestant churches who will hear the message.” — Frederick H.

Borsch, author of The Spirit Searches Everything, retired Episcopal Bishop of Los Angeles, Professor of Anglican Studies and the New Testament, Lutheran Theological. Diana Bass has written a book that provides a Christianity for those outside the world of fundamentalism.

The Republican Party has been bushwhacked by fundamentalists, and the church needs saving from their hands and teachings. When religion invaded the Republican Party at the hands of a Billy Graham, Jerry Falwell, /5. Christianity for the Rest of Us.

Author: Mike Yaconelli; Publisher: Hodder Faith ISBN: Category: Spirituality Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» ' "Spirituality" may be possible for a single, old, financially stable contemplative who has nothing to do but pray,' says Mike Yaconelli, 'But for people like you and me, with kids and mortgages and jobs and.

"Christianity for the Rest of Us" This book, which contains the results of her seminal sociological study of exploring vitality in mainline congregations, disproves the commonly held theory that the mainline church is either dead or on life support.5/5(5).

Christianity for the Rest of Us describes this phenomenon and offers a how-to approach for Protestants eager to remain faithful to their tradition while becoming a vital spiritual community/5(3). Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith.

HarperOne, NAMED BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ACADEMY OF PARISH CLERGY “This book is so full of good news that I keep it next to my Bible. Diana Butler Bass opens her book, Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church is Transforming the Faith, by admitting that mainline (that is, liberal) Protestantism is in trouble, with declining attendance and a loss of significance.

This is not a hopeless situation, however, as there are signs of revitalization at some. Christianity for the Rest of Us describes this phenomenon and offers a how-to approach for Protestants eager to remain faithful to their tradition while becoming a vital spiritual community/5(8).

Messy Spirituality book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I Guess I’m Not a Very Good ChristianDo you feel like:I /5().

Christianity for the Rest of Us. Inspiration. was named as one of the best religion books of the year by Publishers Weekly and Christian Century, won the Book of the Year Award from.

"Christianity for the Rest of Us" describes this phenomenon and offers a how-to approach for Protestants eager to remain faithful to their tradition while becoming a vital spiritual community.

Christianity for the Rest of Us by Diana Butler Bass IntroductIon 1. The book title, Christianity for the Rest of Us, refers to the unnoticed Christians who are not trying to be a moral majority or an extreme faction (p.

3). Do you consider yourself one of “the rest of us”? If you think of yourself as a Christian, how reticent or eager are.The most common methods of evangelism are tailor-made for extroverts.

But what about the rest of us? Other Christians, including introverted, reflective people, are left with feelings of guilt and fear and the desire to become more outgoing/5.Christianity for the Rest of Us.

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