Flipped: The Provocative Truth That Changes Everything We Know About God

Flipped: The Provocative Truth That Changes Everything We Know About God

by Doug Pagitt

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ISBN-13: 9781601426376
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/17/2015
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,269,883
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Doug Pagitt is widely known as primary cofounder (with Tony Jones) of the emerging church, a movement that responded to stasis in the traditional church. He is pastor of Solomon’s Porch, a congregation in Minneapolis that focuses on addressing human needs in the neighboring community and facilitating a more personal encounter with God. He is also host of Doug Pagitt Radio and the author of several books, including A Christianity Worth Believing, Body Prayer, and Evangelism in the Inventive Age. Pagitt and his wife, Shelley, live in Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Getting Flipped 7

How Being Turned Upside Down Makes God Interesting Again

2 Flipping Out 17

Change Is Part of Being a Spiritually Alive Person; Don't Fear It

3 What It Means to Live, Move, and Exist 33

How Living In God Makes All the Difference

4 God Without the Adapter 51

Flipping the Religious Requirements That Stand Between You and God

5 Together from the Start 65

What If God's Requirements Are Nothing Like What We Thought?

6 Reading Jesus Through a Jesus-Flip Lens 85

How the Religious System Stacked the Deck and What We Can Do About It

7 Love Is Never the Wrong Way 107

The One Reliable Guide for All Flips

8 Your Invitation to a Full Life 125

How to Stop Competing with God and Start Living in Integration with God

9 Who Is the Light of the World? 143

We Call Jesus the Light of the World, and He Says the Same About Us

10 Free to Be 165

How to Find Complete Freedom In God

11 You Can Run, Bui There's No Need to Hide 185

Experience the Freedom of Living, Moving, and Existing In God

Notes 205

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Flipped: The Provocative Truth That Changes Everything We Know About God 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Doug Pagitt challenges you to think about God here, one in whom "we live and move and have our being." I have to admit I think the force of this book doesn't hit you until after you read it, as you digest it's meaning.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Kiss your hand 3 times then repost this in three other books then look under your pillow PS. You arent hearing this from me, i just felt like reposting it!!!