A Conspiracy of Love: Following Jesus in a Postmodern World by Kurt Struckmeyer PDF

By Kurt Struckmeyer

ISBN-10: 1498234496

ISBN-13: 9781498234498

ISBN-10: 1498234518

ISBN-13: 9781498234511

earlier than there have been worshippers of Jesus, there have been fans of Jesus. sooner than there have been equipped 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 unconditionally new approach of living.

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

A Conspiracy of Love offers the contours of this sort of religion in accordance with the "way" of Jesus. It calls us to turn into troublemakers, revolutionaries, seekers of switch, 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 people who 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 approach of Jesus

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

Jesus and the Christ

  • the prophetic Jesus
  • the apocalyptic Christ

the course of transformation

  • the postmodern world
  • the religious journey
  • cultural nonconformity

a conspiracy of love

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

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