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The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible

Why Can t I Just Be a Christian Parakeets make delightful pets We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible We all try to tame it McKnight s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world on fire with contentio Why Can t I Just Be a Christian Parakeets make delightful pets We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible We all try to tame it McKnight s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world on fire with contention and controversy It calls Christians to a way to read the Bible that leads beyond old debates and denominational battles It calls Christians to stop taming the Bible and to let it speak anew for a new generation.In his books The Jesus Creed and Embracing Grace, Scot McKnight established himself as one of America s finest Christian thinkers, an author to be reckoned with In The Blue Parakeet, McKnight again touches the hearts and minds of today s Christians, this time challenging them to rethink how to read the Bible, not just to puzzle it together into some systematic theology but to see it as a Story that we re summoned to enter and to carry forward in our day In his own inimitable style, McKnight sets traditional and liberal Christianity on its ear, leaving readers equipped, encouraged, and emboldened to be the people of faith they long to be

Title : The Blue Parakeet: Rethinking How You Read the Bible
Author :  Scot McKnight
Language : English
Isbn : 0310284880
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 236 pages

Rating: 4.5

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