By Michael Camp
Through enjoyable vignettes and energetic conversations in a pub, readers learn the way he eventually adopts a brand new imaginative and prescient for a progressive—but no longer stereotypical—faith in Christ. bound to rattle the non secular correct and befuddle the Secular Left, this brutally sincere own pilgrimage demanding situations and encourages readers to reconsider all issues sacred and include a religion packed with grace and reason.
Praise for "Confessions"
“Camp’s e-book marks a major milestone. It provides one other bankruptcy to a transforming into physique of literature approximately what it's wish to conscious from the evangelical dream and realize that you’ve been dwelling a nightmare. i like to recommend this book!”
—Frank Schaeffer, writer of loopy for God
“...a provocative and insightful memoir by way of an evangelical Christian who dares to
quit blindly accepting the ‘bible-based’ assumptions of fundamentalism...”
—Mel White, writer of Stranger on the Gate and Holy Terror
“...has the entire marks of a non secular vintage. Its honesty, braveness, humor, and genuine ‘God’ reviews are the required rungs within the ladder humans have to climb out of today’s poisonous cocktail of fundamentalism and cynicism, and stroll boldly into the remarkable mild of genuine spirituality. Bravo!”
—Jessica Maxwell, writer of Roll round Heaven
“An very important publication for either conservative and innovative Christians. a lot of it reads like a singular whereas being hugely instructive.”
—Marcus Borg, Jesus student and writer of 21 books
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Confessions of a Bible Thumper: My Homebrewed Quest for a Reasoned Faith by Michael Camp