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Living the Questions

The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity

by David M. Felten & Jeff Proctor-Murphy


Price: £14.99
Publisher:Harper One from Gardners Books
Published:August 2012
This is a book for those who are interested in attempting just what the title says. It doesn’t provide answers but it aims to make them unnecessary, opening a window on how to live with those ambiguities and contradictions for whose clear dogmatic answers we search in vain. So the questions have become the subjects of 21 short, well organised and referenced chapters.
Here the Christian is offered a life journey dedicated to revelling in the unknowable, the unfathomable, for it is in this mystery that God is found. It attempts to strip scripture of its spin and make us comfortable with Biblical inconsistency. It encourages us to live both incarnation and resurrection for ourselves rather than through implausible accounts. It must be said that not all the chapters succeed, partly due to their brevity, but they do make stimulating reading. If the journey appeals, then this book is for you.

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