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.
Robin Myers is a prophetic voice within the church. He doesn't pull punches and speaks of the necessity of following Jesus instead of worshipping Christ. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Ron
A good book. It goes against what I have been taught in the churches I was raised in - but gives one thoughts from the Progressive side.Published 1 month ago by Maxine Wegner
Reverend Meyers recommends the elimination of either or religion (Either you believe what we believe or you are not saved. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Danny R. Bosley
I very rarely give five stars to anything that I read but this book was absolutely amazing. Talk about a breath of fresh air. Read morePublished 1 month ago by jsbuie
The writing matches my thinking and conclusions, therefore, Meyers has hit the 'nail on the head'. Wished that I had written the proposition.Published 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Marjorie Bell