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The Answer to Bad Religion Is Not No Religion - Worship and Outreach Kit

A Guide to Good Religion for Seekers, Skeptics, and Believers
  • By Martin Thielen
  • By Jessica Miller Kelly
$15.79
($25.00)
If you think the only logical response to bad Christianity is to leave Christianity completely, this book is for you. In an effort to help those who've been hurt by or turned off by negative religion, Martin Thielen explains that there is an alternative to abandoning religion: good religion. Thielen uses personal stories to illustrate the dangers of religion that is judgmental, anti-intellectual, and legalistic. While addressing the growth of the new atheism movement and the "Nones" (people that have no religious affiliation), this book argues that leaving religion is not practical, not helpful, and not necessary. Thielen provides counterparts to the characteristics of bad religion, explaining that good religion is grace-filled, promotes love and forgiveness, and is inclusive and hope-filled. Perfect for individual, group, or congregational study, a Leader's Guide and a Worship and Outreach Kit are also available to further the discussion and increase community involvement.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780664259617
    • Manufacturer: Westminster John Knox Press
    • Component: Kit
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780664259617
    • Publication Date: 02/21/2014
    • Format: Hardcover
    • Author: Martin Thielen
    • Number of Lessons: 6
    • Page Count: 160
    • Width: 2.88 inches
    • Height: 0.63 inches
    • Length: 3.63 inches
    • Weight: 0.06 pounds
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