Best books


God Is Not Nice: Rejecting Pop Culture Theology and by Ulrich L. Lehner,Scott Hahn

By Ulrich L. Lehner,Scott Hahn

Ulrich L. Lehner reintroduces Christians to the genuine God—not the well mannered, easygoing, divine therapist who doesn’t ask a lot folks, however the Almighty God who's unpredictable, awe-inspiring, and calls for our complete lives.  Stripping away the niceties with a sling blade, Lehner indicates that God is more bizarre and lovely than we think, and desires to grasp and remodel us within the so much intimate way.

together with his iconoclastic new e-book God isn't Nice, Lehner, the most promising younger Catholic theologians in the US, demanding situations the God of pop culture and plenty of of our church buildings and reintroduces the God of the Bible and standard Christianity. As Lehner writes within the book’s advent, "We all want the vaccine of the genuine remodeling and mysterious personality of God: The God who exhibits up in burning timber, speaks via donkeys, drives demons into pigs, throws Saul from his horse, and looks to St. Francis. It’s merely this God who has the facility to problem us, switch us, and make our lives risky. He sweeps us right into a nice event that might make us into diversified people."

This e-book isn't secure. it could possibly startle and annoy many people—including those that purport to coach and hold forth the Gospel, yet are lacking it, in line with Lehner. God isn't Nice intends to overthrow all of our well known misconceptions approximately God, inviting us to invite deeper questions on the character of our lives and our dating with him.

when you are comprehensive with God isn't Nice, you could locate the idols you developed in God’s identify smashed, changed with a God who will ask you to reside a completely varied lifestyles choked with wish and transformation.

Show description

Read or Download God Is Not Nice: Rejecting Pop Culture Theology and Discovering the God Worth Living For PDF

Best catholicism books

Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger

Why do Catholic bibles have extra books of their previous Testaments than Protestant and Jewish bibles? Did the Catholic Church upload books to Scripture or did Protestantism eliminate them? What was once the bible of the earliest Christians? Does my bible have an identical books because the ancient Christian bible? during this interesting booklet, Gary Michuta takes the reader on a trip via background to determine what occurred to those books of Scripture.

Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

At some point in 1917, whereas cooking dinner at domestic in long island, Margaret Reilly (1884-1937) felt a pointy ache over her center and claimed to work out a crucifix rising in blood on her dermis. 4 years later, Reilly entered the convent of the Sisters of the nice Shepherd in Peekskill, long island, the place, often called Sister Mary of the Crown of Thorns, she spent so much of her lifestyles gravely unwell and probably showing Christ's wounds.

Theology and Power: International Perspectives

Theology and tool brings jointly overseas Catholic students for a renewed, useful, and theoretical exploration of strength and its (ab)uses. distinctive consciousness is given to either the sexual abuse difficulty, and faith and politics.

Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity

The hot York occasions bestselling writer of The Jesuit advisor to (Almost) every thing and Jesus: A Pilgrimage turns his cognizance to the connection among LGBT Catholics and the Church during this loving, inclusive, and innovative e-book. at the day after the Orlando nightclub taking pictures, James Martin S. J.

Additional info for God Is Not Nice: Rejecting Pop Culture Theology and Discovering the God Worth Living For

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 18 votes

Comments are closed.