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.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
This book was very engrossing from the minute I picked it up and started reading it.
It instead brings the teachings of Jesus to the fore and reminds us of the two most important commandments: Love the Lord God and love your neighbor as yourself.
Growing up as a Catholic I cannot help but see Jesus in a similar situation to the author challenging some of the practices and thinking of our churches today.
Meyers sees Jesus as a teacher, not a Savior; sees faith as a way of being in the world, not believing in doctrines or creeds; sees the Bible as an inspired and inspiring... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Mark Worth
Meyers breaks the chains of the institutional church and challenges us to follow Jesus instead of worshiping empty creeds. This book will get your spiritual blood flowing.Published 8 days ago by Dennis Lone
I think this book should be required reading for every "Christian". It points to the glaring fact that a lot of main stream denominations have totally lost their way when... Read morePublished 23 days ago by journeyman
a must read for anyone interested in following the life of JesusPublished 1 month ago by Mark Rosen