Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God

Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God

by Gregory A. Boyd


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801065064
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/01/2004
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 894,728
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gregory A. Boyd is the senior pastor of Woodland Hills Church (BGC) in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of many books, including the best-selling Letters from a Skeptic, and formerly taught theology at Bethel College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Waking Up to Judgment13
Part 1The Trinity and the Goal of Creation
1.Dancing with the Triune God23
2.Life "in Christ"33
3.The Center Is Love47
Part 2The Forbidden Tree
4.Becoming the Center65
5.Love and Religion77
6.Love and Judgment101
Part 3The Lie and the Curse
7.The Lie about God125
8.The Lie about Us143
9.The Curse157
Part 4Living in Love
10.Reversing the Curse173
11.Confronting Pharisees195
12.Love, Confession, and Accountability209
Epilogue: Repenting of Religion225

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Repenting of Religion: Turning from Judgment to the Love of God 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
rchase on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Normally I would not read a book by Boyd, but this was given to me. I think if you are going to read any book by Boyd, it is this one, especially if you are reformed. There is alot that the Reformed movement can learn from this book.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This book opened up the scripture to me in a completely new light. The book of Romans is much less enigmatic and the rest of the Pauline letters take on a more urgent call away from works and towards the obediance that results from Love of God rather than love of your particular religion or doctrinal dogma illustrating how we can trip over the same stumbling blocks as the Jewish converts in early Church.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is absolutely foundational to helping us understand the way in which christian faith and love is to be lived out. the discussion of where we get 'life' from is something that is powerful for every christians. Greg challenges traditional christian thought of judgement and love and causes us to truly look at the manner in which we live out our lives. without love, there is nothing.....