Jesus for President: by Shane Claiborne & Chris Haw

Shane Claiborne & Chris Haw

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Amid all the buzz of politics and elections, Jesus for President is a refreshing reminder that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in the Jesus who gave his life for us. Politics for ordinary radicals who want to love the world into the kingdom of God.

Jesus for President is a radical manifesto to awaken the Christian political imagination, reminding us that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the peculiar politic of the church as a people “set apart” from this world.

In what can be termed lyrical theology, Jesus for President poetically weaves together words and images to sing (rather than dictate) its message. It is a collaboration of Shane Claiborne’s writing and stories, Chris Haw’s reflections and research, and Chico Fajardo-Heflin’s art and design.

Drawing upon the work of biblical theologians, the lessons of church history, and the examples of modern-day saints and ordinary radicals, Jesus for President stirs the imagination of what the Church could look like if it placed its faith in Jesus instead of Caesar.

A fresh look at Christianity and empire, Jesus for President transcends questions of “Should I vote or not?” and “Which candidate?” by thinking creatively about the fundamental issues of faith and allegiance. It’s written for those who seek to follow Jesus, rediscover the spirit of the early church, and incarnate the kingdom of God.

UPC: 025986278427
Features: Bibliography, Illustrated, Price on Product - Canadian, Table of Contents
Physical Info: 0.94" H x 8.0" L x 6.01" W (1.07 lbs) 355 pages
Carton Quantity: 32
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
US SRP: 16.99 US
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: March 2008

Additional Information
CPC Categories:
- Christian Living | Spiritual Growth | General
BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christian Life | Political Issues
LC Subjects:
- Christianity and politics - United States
Themes:
Religious Orientation | Christian
Theometrics | Evangelical
Dewey: 261.70973
LCCN: 2007029333
UPC: 025986278427

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Jesus for President: by Shane Claiborne & Chris Haw
Shane Claiborne & Chris Haw

 

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Amid all the buzz of politics and elections, "Jesus for President" is a refreshing reminder that humanity's ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in the Jesus who gave his life for others.
  


 

 

 

 

 

 

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