As much as I admire this book, I disagree with Bawer on certain points.
In fact Jesus said on at least two occasions that if only two commandments were obeyed all else will follow- Love the lord and love your neighbor as yourself.
To be clear, the book argues that much modern doctrine in the non liberal wing of the church is not historical Christianity.
An eye-opening record of the bigotory, ignorant, politically abusive, on and on trend in today's religious scene... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Virginia G. Gambill
Wonderful book I love reading the book, Can I say anything else. It's a read for anybody having questions about the Bible.Published 8 months ago by randy
An excellent presentation of fundamentalism's misunderstanding of who Jesus was and what he came to do. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Patricia A. Welker
The buying of this item was so very easy and the fact that I was able to even find this book is very impressing.Published 11 months ago by Dr. James M.
Bawer has some very interesting ideas, including his contrast throughout the whole book between the liberal "church of love" (the idea that God gives tolerance to everything)... Read morePublished 12 months ago by RT46
I chose this book knowing nothing about the author. The only positive thing I can say is that it took almost two weeks to read. Read morePublished 20 months ago by SUSAN FILIPPINI
Stealing Jesus was a hugely wasted opportunity in my opinion. I bought the book because of (a) a recommendation, and (b) because it purports to show how fundamentalism is not the... Read morePublished on September 7, 2011 by Sir Furboy
This book is about the dangers represented by Christian fundamentalists and the fact that they do not hold to actual Christian fundamental principles. Read morePublished on October 18, 2010 by C. J. Thompson
Although I am not a fundamentalist, I still have my Apostles' Creed-based belief holding that YHWH is a person, not some "universe power" you can draw from. Read morePublished on August 10, 2010 by K. Tai