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Read online Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals i Jesus for President i is a radical manifesto to awaken the Christian political imagination reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the peculiar politic of the church as a people set apart from this world .

In what can be termed lyrical theology Jesus for President poetically weaves together words and images to sing rather than dictate its message It is a collaboration of Shane Claiborne s writing and stories Chris Haw s reflections and research and Chico Fajardo Heflin s art and design Drawing upon the work of biblical theologians the lessons of church history and the examples of modern day saints and ordinary radicals i Jesus for President i stirs the imagination of what the Church could look like if it placed its faith in Jesus instead of Caesar .

A fresh look at Christianity and empire i Jesus for President i transcends questions of Should I vote or not and Which candidate by thinking creatively about the fundamental issues of faith and allegiance It s written for those who seek to follow Jesus rediscover the spirit of the early church and incarnate the kingdom of God by Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw

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Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals
Title:Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals
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ISBN:0310278422
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Number of Pages:368
Category:christian, non-fiction, theology, religion, politics, christianity, faith
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