The Resource Jesus> religion : why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough, Jefferson Bethke, (ebook)

Jesus> religion : why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough, Jefferson Bethke, (ebook)

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Jesus> religion : why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough
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Jesus> religion
Title remainder
why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough
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Jefferson Bethke
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Jesus greater than religion
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eng
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Abandon dead, dry, rule-keeping and embrace the promise of being truly known and deeply loved. Jefferson Bethke burst into the cultural conversation in 2012 with a passionate, provocative poem titled "Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus." The 4-minute video literally became an overnight sensation, with 7 million YouTube views in its first 48 hours (and 23+ million in a year). The message blew up on social-media, triggering an avalanche of responses running the gamut from encouraged to enrage. In Jesus > Religion, Bethke unpacks similar contrasts that he drew in the poem-highlighting the difference between teeth gritting and grace, law and love, performance and peace, despair and hope. With refreshing candor he delves into the motivation behind his message, beginning with the unvarnished tale of his own plunge from the pinnacle of a works-based, fake-smile existence that sapped his strength and led him down a path of destructive behavior. Bethke is quick to acknowledge that he's not a pastor or theologian, but simply a regular, twenty-something who cried out for a life greater than the one for which he had settled. Along his journey, Bethke discovered the real Jesus, who beckoned him beyond the props of false religion
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Midwest
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Bethke, Jefferson
Dewey number
248.4
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Jesus Christ
  • Christianity
  • Apologetics
  • Christian life
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adult
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Jesus> religion : why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough, Jefferson Bethke, (ebook)
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9781400205400
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12134442
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12134442
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Jesus> religion : why he is so much better than trying harder, doing more, and being good enough, Jefferson Bethke, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400205400
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12134442
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12134442
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MWT12134442
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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