In order to find an
authentic understanding of the Christian faith, Bell frees readers to
consider God beyond the picture someone else painted.
know there's something more. We sense it, we feel it, and we want it.
But how do we find it---a spirituality that stands up to the questions
of an honest, searching mind?
"This book is for those who need a
fresh take on Jesus and what it means for us to live the kind of life he
teaches us to live. This pursuit of Jesus is leading us backward as
much as forward ... I am learning that what seems brand new is often
just the discovery of something that has been there all along--- it just
got lost somewhere and it needs to be picked up, dusted off, and
reclaimed." - from Velvet Elvis
-Now in softcover, Velvet
Elvis offers original and refreshingly personal perspectives on what
Christianity is really about. "We have to test everything," writes
Bell. "Do that to this book. Don't swallow it uncritically. Think about
it. Wrestle with it. Just because I'm a Christian and I'm trying to
articulate a Christian worldview doesn't mean I've got it nailed. I'm
contributing to the discussion. God has spoken, and the rest is