Countless thoughtful people are now so disgusted with the marriage of bad theology and hypocritical behavior by the church that a new Reformation is required in which the purpose of religion itself is reimagined.
Meyers takes the best of biblical scholarship and recasts these core Christian concepts to exhort the church to pursue an alternative vision of the Christian life:
This is not a call to the church to move to the far left or to try something brand new. Rather, it is the recovery of something very old. Saving Jesus from the Church shows us what it means to be a Christian and how to follow Jesus' teachings today.
The writing matches my thinking and conclusions, therefore, Meyers has hit the 'nail on the head'. Wished that I had written the proposition.Published 1 month ago by Ann Wade
The book was not exactly a page turner for me, but once I got into it I really enjoyed the clear thinking and research that went into Biblical myths in historical context, as well... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Global Citizen
This is an excellent response to those who would read the Bible as if it were word-for-word letter-for-letter literally true. Read morePublished 1 month ago by EKUpd
"Saving Jesus from the Church" is an eye-opening book written with wit and grace. Meyers, a liberal theologian in typically conservative Oklahoma, gives readers fresh... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marjorie Bell
A really great read. Meyers does a great job of expressing his perspective with cohesive and thoughtful analysis. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Craig A. Dawkins
Positively wonderful book. Very forward thinking and clearly written. Enjoyed it very much.Published 2 months ago by seself
As much as he chastised conservative and how they think, he should be chastised for pushing a liberal agenda under the guise of following Jesus. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Julie B
Totallt against my belief in our Lord and Saviour !! Embarrassing to read !!!!Published 3 months ago by Brady1145