The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical - Slightly Imperfect  -     By: Shane Claiborne
Buy Item $4.99 Retail: $15.99 Save 69% ($11.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist
Save 69% - Slightly Imperfect
It's slightly imperfect, so you get it for an outstanding price! Minor flaws on this spectacular deal may include wrinkled pages, stray marks, missing dust jackets, dented corners or spines, dusty page edges, or minor cracks in CD cases.

The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical - Slightly Imperfect

Zondervan / 2006 / Paperback

$4.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $15.99
|
Save 69% ($11.00)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW266301DA

Current Promotions
  • Other Formats (8)
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Other Formats (8)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. This product will be released on 01/05/16.
    $9.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $9.99
  2. In Stock
    $6.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $6.99
  3. In Stock
    $8.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $8.99
  4. This product will be released on 01/05/16.
    $12.99
    Retail: $16.99
    Add To Cart
    $12.99
  5. In Stock
    $11.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $11.99
  6. In Stock
    $4.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $4.99
  7. In Stock
    $10.49
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $10.49
  8. In Stock
    $14.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $14.99
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $40.50
    Retail: $45.00
    Add To Cart
    $40.50
  2. In Stock
    $16.99
    Retail: $22.99
    Add To Cart
    $16.99
  3. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $18.00
    Retail: $20.00
    Add To Cart
    $18.00
  4. Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
    $28.35
    Retail: $31.50
    Add To Cart
    $28.35

Product Description

During college, a professor remarked, "Being a Christian is about choosing Jesus and deciding to do something incredibly daring with your life." Taking up that challenge, Shane's faith led him to dress the wounds of lepers with Mother Teresa, visit families in Iraq amidst bombings, and dump $10,000 on Wall Street to redistribute wealth. In The Irresistible Revolution, you'll be challenged by a radical Christianity passionate for peace, social justice, and alleviating the suffering found in the local neighborhood and distant reaches of the world. Live out your faith with little acts of radical love as you join the movement of God's Spirit into a broken world.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 367
Vendor: Zondervan
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 7.12 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0310266300
ISBN-13: 9780310266303
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Practical Justice: Living Off-Center in a Self-Centered World
    Practical Justice: Living Off-Center in a Self-Centered World
    Kevin Blue
    InterVarsity Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $6.60 Retail: $15.00 Save 56% ($8.40)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW833684
  2. Living the Sabbath: Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight - Slightly Imperfect
    Living the Sabbath: Discovering the Rhythms of Rest and Delight - Slightly Imperfect
    Norman Wirzba
    Baker Books / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $3.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 80% ($16.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW431650DA
  3. Invitation to Lead: Guidance for Emerging Asian American Leaders
    Invitation to Lead: Guidance for Emerging Asian American Leaders
    Paul Tokunaga
    InterVarsity Press / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $5.61 Retail: $17.00 Save 67% ($11.39)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW2393X
  4. Following God Through Mark: Theological Tension in the Second Gospel
    Following God Through Mark: Theological Tension in the Second Gospel
    Ira Brent Driggers
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $1.99 Retail: $30.00 Save 93% ($28.01)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW230951

Publisher's Weekly

If there is such a thing as a disarming radical, 30-year-old Claiborne is it. A former Tennessee Methodist and born-again, high school prom king, Claiborne is now a founding member of one of a growing number of radical faith communities. His is called the Simple Way, located in a destitute neighborhood of Philadelphia. It is a house of young believers, some single, some married, who live among the poor and homeless. They call themselves "ordinary radicals" because they attempt to live like Christ and the earliest converts to Christianity, ignoring social status and unencumbered by material comforts. Claiborne's chatty and compelling narrative is magnetic-his stories (from galvanizing a student movement that saved a group of homeless families from eviction to reaching Mother Teresa herself from a dorm phone at 2 a.m.) draw the reader in with humor and intimacy, only to turn the most common ways of practicing religion upside down. He somehow skewers the insulation of suburban living and the hypocrisy of wealthy churches without any self-righteous finger pointing. "The world," he says, "cannot afford the American dream." Claiborne's conviction, personal experience and description of others like him are a clarion call to rethink the meaning of church, conversion and Christianity; no reader will go away unshaken. (Feb.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search