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.
I'm nearly done with this book. I've enjoyed it a lot. I thought it started out kind of boring and got more and more interesting. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Blair D. Henkle
This book had some great points, and I appreciate someone taking the time to research and look at our culture today and how often we are at two different points of view when it... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Marti Kersh
An eye-opening record of the bigotory, ignorant, politically abusive, on and on trend in today's religious scene... Read morePublished 11 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 12 months ago by randy
An excellent presentation of fundamentalism's misunderstanding of who Jesus was and what he came to do. Read morePublished 14 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 16 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 17 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 on February 16, 2013 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