Jesus for President Pack: Politics for Ordinary Radicals

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Jesus for President is a radical manifesto to awaken he Christian political imagination, reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the peculiar politic of the church as a people ?set apart? from this world. Drawing upon the work of biblical theologians, the lessons of church history, and the examples of modern-day saints and ordinary radicals, this Jesus for President Gift Pack stirs the imagination of what the Church could look like if it ...
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Overview

Jesus for President is a radical manifesto to awaken he Christian political imagination, reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the peculiar politic of the church as a people “set apart” from this world. Drawing upon the work of biblical theologians, the lessons of church history, and the examples of modern-day saints and ordinary radicals, this Jesus for President Gift Pack stirs the imagination of what the Church could look like if it placed its faith in Jesus instead of Caesar. This fresh look at Christianity and culture will help you answer questions like “Should I vote or not?” and “Which candidate?” by thinking creatively about the fundamental issues of faith and allegiance. It’s written for those who seek to follow Jesus, rediscover the spirit of the early church, and incarnate the kingdom of God. The Jesus for President Gift Pack contains one of each of the following:
• Jesus for President softcover book
• Jesus for President Tour DVD
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310687511
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 2/21/2012
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Shane Claiborne, activitist and author of The Irresistible Revolution and Jesus for President, and coauthor of Common Prayer, is a founder of The Simple Way, a community in inner-city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. WWW.thesimpleway.org

Chris Haw, an aspiring potter, carpenter, painter, and theologian, lives in Camden, NJ, with his wife, Cassie, and his fellow community members.

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