Hope-Filled, Open-Armed, Alive-and-Well Faith for the Left Out, Left Behind, and Let Down in Us All
Praise for A Christianity Worth Believing
"If you are drawn to the mystifying, loving God whom we meet in Jesus Christ, but put off by? 'Christianity, ' this contrarian, wise, winsome, passionate book is a must-read."
--Lauren F. Winner, author, Girl Meets God; assistant professor, Duke Divinity School
"Envisioning and articulating fresh ways of holding and living Christian faith, Pagitt's book reads like an old-fashioned testimony, but it opens up important new possibilities and serves as a window into the soul of a new generation of Christians."
--Brian McLaren, networker; speaker; author, A New Kind of Christian, A Generous Orthodoxy, and Everything Must Change
"With honesty, humor, and insight, Doug Pagitt offers us a beautiful, holistic, compelling vision of the Kingdom of God. If you're one of the ever-increasing multitude who sense something is profoundly 'off' with traditional Christianity, this book is a must read "
--Gregory A. Boyd, author, Myth of a Christian Nation
"This is Doug Pagitt's raw, honest, fear-and-trembling faith workout. Thanks, Doug."
--Shane Claiborne, activist, author, and recovering sinner
"I am certain that this book will resonate with the many who have always felt there must be more to this faith life that we've chosen. Doug has created a treatise on Kingdom living in the here and now that you just will not want to miss."
--Jim Watters, former vice president of support ministries, World Relief; currently director of development, Pastor's Retreat Network
"Here is theology as it is supposed to be: a love story between two parts of one whole. Intimate, candid, vulnerable as well as brilliant and salvific, this one is God-talk at its most persuasive. It is also emergence Christianity at its clearest and best."
--Phyllis Tickle, founding editor, Religion Department of Publishers Weekly; author, The Words of Jesus