Wholehearted faith / Rachel Held Evans, with Jeff Chu.
Rachel Held Evans is widely recognized for her theologically astute, profoundly honest, and beautifully personal books, which have guided, instructed, edified, and shaped Christians as they seek to live out a just and loving faith. At the time of her tragic death in 2019, Rachel was working on a new book about wholeheartedness. With the help of her close friend and author Jeff Chu, that work-in-progress has been woven together with some of her other unpublished writings into a rich collection of essays that ask candid questions about the stories we've been told, and the stories we tell, about our faith, our selves, and our world. This book is for the doubter and the dreamer, the seeker and the sojourner, those who long for a sense of spiritual wholeness as well as those who have been hurt by the Church but can't seem to let go of the story of Jesus. Through theological reflection and personal recollection, Rachel wrestles with God's grace and love, looks unsparingly at what the Church is and does, and explores universal human questions about becoming and belonging. An unforgettable, moving, and intimate book.
- ISBN: 9780062894472
- ISBN: 0062894471
- Physical Description: xx, 196 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper One, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
- Copyright: ©2021
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-196).
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword by Daniel Jonce Evans -- Introduction by Jeff Chu -- Prologue: Because they said yes -- Part one: Wholehearted Faith -- On the days when i believe -- My wicked little heart -- Where stone becomes flesh -- The liberation of the know-it-all -- Thick skin, tender heart -- Jonathan Edwards is not my homeboy -- Part two: Essays on the Christian life -- Beginning again with love -- From death to life -- The steady work of living water -- Many voices, many masks -- Wilderness -- God has made a home with us -- Loving our enemies -- Dwelling in Sabbath -- Epilogue: Telos.
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