By Mark Stenberg
God isn't really an concept. Christian religion isn't a collection of propositions you both think or reject. in accordance with a formal Trinitarian figuring out, God is basically courting, a dating of sheer, lively, ecstatic, self-giving love. If we actually are encountered via this remarkable love of the Trinity, then religion turns into a residing and lively day-by-day perform. similar to a fit marriage or an in depth and dependable friendship, it turns into whatever you opt each day.
This “51% Christian” moniker is a daft label with a dangerous critical aspect. you presently have permission to doubt, to query, to get indignant at God. yet, after all, it’s no longer approximately you. religion is set courting: a residing, day-by-day dating, in response to belief, and lively in concrete, day-by-day practices.
With this kind of freedom in grace, Stenberg takes a clean new examine theology, 13 issues that, one after the other, study the easiest of what the Bible and the heritage of Christian practitioners need to say. searching through this grace-based, noticeably relational lens, the writer deals a full of life and interesting dialogue of subject matters comparable to construction, violence, love, dying, heaven, and hell. chances are you'll now not consistently agree.
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51% Christianity: Finding Faith after Certainty by Mark Stenberg