A Gospel for Liberals

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About the author:
Rev. Dr. Todd F. Eklof is a former Southern Baptist turned religious liberal. He has been a Unitarian Universalist minister since 1999, and currently serves the Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, WA. He's gained national notoriety as an environmental prophet and gay rights activist, and also devotes much of his time to Restorative Justice and the Peace movement. His background as a conservative Christian turned religious liberal, his thorough knowledge of Biblical scholarship, and his down-to-earth writing style, has enabled him to produce a scholarly, concise, and easy-to-follow treatment of Jesus' life and teachings.

A Gospel for Liberals
 

Considering the Historical Jesus in Light of Today's Most Controversial Social Issues

Authored by Todd F. Eklof

A Gospel for Liberals explores the life and teachings of Jesus in context with the social, political, and economic circumstances of his day, leaving us with a convincing portrayal of him as a progressive activist who was eventually executed for this very reason. It's a refreshing and brazen exegesis of the liberating truths of the historical Jesus, yet presents him as nothing more than an ordinary human being whose profound teachings still hold practical meaning for us today. A Gospel for Liberals culminates with an enlightening new Gospel account that for the first time ever enables the modern reader to experience how the story would have impacted those who first heard it 2000 years ago, yet makes this timeless prophet a continuing inspiration for today's social reformers. A Gospel for Liberals finally says what progressives have known all along-Jesus was one of us!


Publication Date:
2010-01-12
ISBN/EAN13:
1449960820 / 9781449960827
Page Count:
314
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Religion / Religion, Politics & State




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