The Other Jesus: Rejecting a Religion of Fear for the God of Love

The Other Jesus: Rejecting a Religion of Fear for the God of Love

by Greg Garrett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780664234041
Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date: 02/08/2011
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Greg Garrett is the author of We Get to Carry Each Other: The Gospel according to U2; The Gospel according to Hollywood; Holy Superheroes! Revised and Expanded Edition: Exploring the Sacred in Comics, Graphic Novels, and Film; and Stories from the Edge: A Theology of Grief. He is a novelist, a professor of English at Baylor University, the writer-inresidence at the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest, and a licensed lay preacher in the Episcopal Church.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Introduction: The Problem of Contemporary Christianity 1

2 Faith and Belief 11

3 God: Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer 23

4 The Bible and Theology 33

5 Sacramental Faith 46

6 Spiritual Practice 55

7 Sin and Salvation 65

8 Ecclesia: The People of God 75

9 The Kingdom of God 86

10 The End of Things 96

11 Friends or Rivals? Living in a Multifaith World 108

Notes 119

About the Author 125

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