Revolucion irresistible - eBook  -     By: Shane Claiborne
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Vida / 2011 / ePub

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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.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Vida
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9780829758177
ISBN-13: 9780829758177
UPC: 639390758170
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

En Revolución Irresistible, Shane Claiborne te invita a ser parte un movimiento del Espíritu que comienza en el corazón y se extiende a través de nuestras manos hacia un mundo en pedazos. Mediante el uso de ejemplos de su propia vida poco convencional. Shane Claiborne, provoca preguntas sobre la iglesia y el mundo, y te desafía a vivir una fe cristiana autentica. Este libro consolará a los perturbados, perturbará a los cómodos e invitará a los creyentes a cambiar el mundo con el amor radical de Cristo.

Author Bio

Shane obtuvo su título de la Universidad de Eastern, y cursó estudios de postgrado en el Seminario de Princeton. Su experiencia ministerial es variada, pasando por una misión de diez semanas junto a la Madre Teresa de Calcuta, y a un año dedicado al servicio de la acaudalada mega iglesia Willow Creek Community Church ubicada en las afueras de Chicago. También ayudo a fundar El Camino Simple (The Simple Way), una comunidad de fe en áreas urbanas marginales de la ciudad de Filadelfia que ha logrado crear y unir a comunidades de fe radical por todo el mundo. Shane escribe y viaja extensamente para hablar sobre la reconciliación, la justicia social, y sobre Jesús. Él es uno de los personajes que aparecen en la serie de DVD «Otro Mundo Es Posible» y es autor de varios libros entre los que figuran Revolución irresistible y Jesús para presidente. Shane participa en más de 100 charlas anuales en unos doce países y en casi todos los estados de los Estados Unidos.

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.

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