Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?: Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World

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$16.99
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Jericho Books
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288
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5.25 X 0.79 X 8.01 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
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Paperback
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9781455513956
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About the Author

Brian D. McLaren is an author, speaker, activist, and public theologian. After teaching college English, Brian was a church planter, pastor, and networker in the Baltimore-Washington DC area for over 20 years. He is a popular conference speaker and a frequent guest lecturer for denominational and ecumenical leadership gatherings in the U.S. and internationally, and is Theologian-in-Residence at Life in the Trinity Ministry. Brian's writing spans over a dozen books, including his acclaimed A New Kind of Christian trilogy, A Generous Orthodoxy, and his most recent titles, Naked Spirituality: A Life with God in 12 Simple Words (2011) and the eBook prequel to this title, The Girl with the Dove Tattoo (June 2012). A frequent guest on television, radio, and news media programs, Brian is also an active and popular blogger, a musician, and an avid outdoor enthusiast. Learn more at his website, www.brianmclaren.net. Brian is married to Grace, and they have four adult children.

Reviews

"Provocative...Even those who don't agree will be bettered by engaging its ideas."--Relevant Magazine
"This is a major work in every sense of the word--so major, in fact, that it would be impossible to exaggerate either its importance or its worth to the current conversation about religion and religions."--Phyllis Tickle, Lecturer on Religion in America and Author of Emergence Christianity: What it Is, Where it is Going, and Why it Matters
"Helpful, timely, and really, really inspiring."--Rob Bell, author of Love Wins
"This is a book to cherish, to read over and over, a book that sheds light and warmth on one of the most difficult questions of our era."--Eboo Patel, Founder and President, Interfaith Youth Core, Author of Acts of Faith and Sacred Ground
"McLaren offers a renewed and renewing vision of Christianity that will challenge every reader to go deeper into its core Truth and find radical urgency to befriend all God's children. If you are not afraid of having your viewpoint, identity, and complacency challenged - read this, for Love itself is to be found here!"--Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop, The Episcopal Church
"With wisdom and wit, Brian McLaren courageously explores the contours of his Christian faith in light of his experiences with people from other religious communities. His questions and insights are important contributions to the unfolding interfaith discussion in the United States and beyond."--Rabbi Or N. Rose, Director, The Center for Global Judaism, Hebrew College
"...An essential life lesson about loving our neighbors and tolerating their differences...For Christians on the fence about whether to accept others and their faiths or to insist that only Christianity can adequately serve, this book provides important insights."--Booklist Online
"...Worth reading, lively and passionate at translating progressive theology into a popular idiom."--Publishers Weekly
"...Important and extraordinarily timely...a soothing balm for the searing pain of our times..."--Huffington Post