A Survival Guide for Heretics by Aaron Van Voorhis

By Aaron Van Voorhis

such a lot of individuals are leaving the church this present day as a result of its hypocrisy, bigotry, and highbrow dishonesty. Such "heretics" locate themselves in exile, considering if there's whatever worthy preserving onto relating to Christianity and religion. the answer's: definite, yet not likely within the approach you think that.
A Survival consultant for Heretics finds that the scandalous middle of Christianity is set the dying of faith and the resurrection of a brand new approach to life on the earth known as the dominion of God. Drawing upon the fields of psychology, philosophy, and Radical Theology, this ebook courses readers step-by-step via their very own non secular trips and divulges how they bought the place they're at and the way to maneuver ahead. alongside the way in which, Aaron Van Voorhis addresses a few of the toughest questions difficult Christians this present day and provides a few excellent 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 trained by means of the paintings of Peter Rollins and John D. Caputo, between others, A Survival advisor for Heretics is a really obtainable and worthwhile e-book for a person being affected by their faith.

"It is sadly infrequent to work out radical theology utilized inside of actually-existing Christianity. there's a serious hole among subtle thought and lived perform, although in recent times this hole is starting to shut. This booklet is a part of that closure, and Van Voorhis is operating within the leading edge of these utilising this defiant theology inside a group. Heresies could be antidotes or poisons, yet, in fact, they have to consistently be defiant."
--Tad hold up, PhD, writer of God Is subconscious: Psychoanalysis & Theology

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

"Aaron Van Voorhis is not supplying his suggestion from the sidelines, or from the protection of his church basement. He has journeyed into the hurricane himself and helped others locate the braveness and conviction to do an identical. He has been undone by way of the violent rains, and felt their transformative strength. due to this, he has provided the best 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 street Church in Glendale, California. He holds a BA in bible study from Lipscomb and an MDiv from Fuller Seminary.

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