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A Farewell to Mars by Brian Zahnd (Review)

For me, as for many Christians in America, it has often been difficult to separate our commitments to Jesus and our patriotism as Americans.  I remember singing songs to the greatness of America at church around national holidays.   464 more words

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A Jesus I Don't Recognize (My Response To Brian Zahnd)

This past week, as I scrolled through my twitter feed, I came across this tweet from Brian Zahnd (Pastor at Word of Life Church in St. 1,441 more words

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My Current Reading List and Suggested Resources


Quantum Glory
Phil Mason

It Is Finished
Blaise Foret

Brian Zahnd

Between Noon and Three
Robert Farrar Capon

The Rest of the Gospel… 260 more words

Give Peace a Chance - Thoughts on Brian Zahnd's New Book

It is time for American Christians to stop supporting American war efforts and the spread of violence under the guise of world peace.

For far too long now we have lived under the lie that political peace can be achieved through power, force, and the security of “the worlds biggest military.” Instead, it is imperative that the church recognize our integral role in the promotion of peace around the world. 895 more words


Reading the Bible with a "Jesus tea-strainer"

I recommend this first episode of the Mere Fidelity podcast, which in this case is a conversation between three young evangelical theologians about capital punishment.  566 more words

Brian Zahnd and the peace of Christ that opposes Empire

It’s all the rage, this little anti-war tome, A Farewell to Mars: An Evangelical Pastor’s Journey Toward the Biblical Gospel of Peace (David C. Cook, 2014; Kindle edition). 772 more words

Book Reviews

How Does “Dying For Our Sins” Work?

In response to my Tuesday post on the significance of Jesus’ death and resurrection, Jane suggested a blog post from Brian Zahnd that was extremely helpful to her. 241 more words