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The fidelity of betrayal : towards a church beyond belief (2008)

by Peter Rollins

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unorthodox slant but stimulating, engaging and highly readable. ( )
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For my friends who know what it is to embrace their faith by betraying it with a kiss.
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There was once a small town filled with believers who sought to act always in obedience to the voice of God.
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What if one of the core demands of a radical Christianity lay in a call for its betrayal, while the ultimate act of affirming God required the forsaking of God? And what if fidelity to the Judeo-Christian Scriptures demanded their renunciation? In short, what would it mean if the only way of finding real faith involved betraying it with a kiss? Employing the insights of mysticism and deconstructive theory, The Fidelity of Betrayal delves into the subversive and revolutionary nature of a Christianity that dwells within the church while simultaneously undermining it.… (more)

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