Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening

Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening

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by Diana Butler Bass
     
 

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The Movement That Is Remaking the Faith

Diana Butler Bass offers a fresh interpretation of the "spiritual but not religious" trend and shares a hope-filled vision for a renewed faith that stays true to the real message of Jesus.

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The Movement That Is Remaking the Faith

Diana Butler Bass offers a fresh interpretation of the "spiritual but not religious" trend and shares a hope-filled vision for a renewed faith that stays true to the real message of Jesus.

Editorial Reviews

Rob Bell
“Bass has done it again! She’s spot on-prophetic, compelling, and most importantly, hopeful.”
Harvey Cox
“Refreshing, evocative, well informed and original.”
Bill McKibben
“Bass explains how experience, connection, and service are replacing theology as keys to the next Great Awakening. It’s a fascinating story.”
Marcus J. Borg
“Interesting, insightful, impressive and important.”
Phyllis Tickle
“It is one blockbuster of an analysis that is also a delight to read.”
Parker J. Palmer
“…an important and life-giving book, written by … one of our finest religious writers.”
Richard Rohr
“Join Bass in rebuilding religion from the bottom up!”
Shane Claiborne
“Diana reminds us here that, before every great awakening, folks say it is impossible... and after every great awakening, folks say it was inevitable.”
Brian D. McLaren
“Of Bass’s many excellent books, this is the most substantive, provocative, and inspiring yet. . . . it leads to a powerful finale of sage guidance for the future.”
Marcus Borg
“Interesting, insightful, impressive and important.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062003744
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/05/2013
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
294
Sales rank:
126,328
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.68(d)

What People are saying about this

Parker J. Palmer
“…an important and life-giving book, written by … one of our finest religious writers.”
Brian D. McLaren
“Of Bass’s many excellent books, this is the most substantive, provocative, and inspiring yet. . . . it leads to a powerful finale of sage guidance for the future.”
Rob Bell
“Bass has done it again! She’s spot on-prophetic, compelling, and most importantly, hopeful.”
Shane Claiborne
“Diana reminds us here that, before every great awakening, folks say it is impossible... and after every great awakening, folks say it was inevitable.”
Harvey Cox
“Refreshing, evocative, well informed and original.”
Richard Rohr
“Join Bass in rebuilding religion from the bottom up!”
Phyllis Tickle
“It is one blockbuster of an analysis that is also a delight to read.”
Marcus Borg
“Interesting, insightful, impressive and important.”
Bill McKibben
“Bass explains how experience, connection, and service are replacing theology as keys to the next Great Awakening. It’s a fascinating story.”

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Meet the Author

Diana Butler Bass is the author of eight books on American religion, including Christianity After Religion, Christianity for the Rest of Us, and A People's History of Christianity. She holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Duke University, has taught at the college and graduate level, and is currently an independent scholar. She was a columnist for the New York Times Syndicate, and blogs for the Huffington Post and the Washington Post on issues of religion, spirituality, and culture. Bass is a popular speaker at conferences, colleges and universities, and churches across North America. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia, with her husband, daughter, and dog. Her website is dianabutlerbass.com and she can be followed on Twitter at @dianabutlerbass.

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