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By Kurt Struckmeyer

ahead of there have been worshippers of Jesus, there have been fans of Jesus. prior to there have been geared up church buildings with creeds and doctrines, there have been small groups of affection, equality, and sharing devoted to the perform of Jesus' teachings and dedicated to a totally new manner of living.

Today, the church buildings of the worldwide North are in decline and more youthful generations now not search which means there. conventional "church Christianity" is steadily giving method to a few new manner of devoted dwelling. From a Nazi criminal mobilephone, German pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer imagined a destiny "religionless Christianity" such as contemplative prayer and righteous motion within the secular world.

A Conspiracy of Love offers the contours of this sort of religion according to the "way" of Jesus. It calls us to turn into troublemakers, revolutionaries, seekers of swap, and brokers of transformation engaged in conspiracies of affection to set up justice and peace in a postmodern international. It bargains many alternative people--those who stay within the church, those that have left, and those that have by no means ventured near--with a lifetime of religion that's significant, clever, and passionate.

Table of contents:

  • preface: wasting my religion
  • introduction: not only for Christians

the method of Jesus

  • following Jesus
  • the gospels
  • the country of God
  • a conspiracy of love

Jesus and the Christ

  • the prophetic Jesus
  • the apocalyptic Christ

the direction of transformation

  • the postmodern world
  • the non secular journey
  • cultural nonconformity

a conspiracy of love

  • Bonhoeffer's vision
  • contemplation and action
  • the ethics of love
  • agents of love

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