If God is love, don't be a jerk : finding a faith that makes us better humans (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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If God is love, don't be a jerk : finding a faith that makes us better humans

Author: John Pavlovitz
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"John Pavlovitz examines the bedrock ideas of our religion: the existence of hell, the utility of prayer, the way we treat LGBTQ people, the value of anger, and other doctrines to help all of us take a good, honest look at how the beliefs we hold can shape our relationships with God and our fellow humans--and to make sure that love has the last, loudest word"--
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Genre/Form: Religious materials
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pavlovitz, John.
If God is love, don't be a jerk
Louisville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, 2021
(DLC) 2021026139
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Pavlovitz
ISBN: 9780664266844 0664266843
OCLC Number: 1250475139
Description: x, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: You Had One Job --
1. Unboxing God --
2. Scary Bedtime Stories --
3. The Sh*t Is Never Getting Together --
4. Thou Shalt Not Be a Jerk --
5. The Dude Abides --
6. Made in America --
7. Oh, Hell No! --
8. Let Them Eat Cake --
9. Doppelganger God --
10. Good Book, Lousy Hammer --
11. GodFundMe --
12. Inside Job --
13. A Semi-Pro-Life Movement --
14. Holy Ferocity --
15. Love Your Damn Neighbor --
16. The Church of Not Being Horrible --
17. High Horses and Better Angels --
18. The Gospel according to You.
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"A sobering yet inspiring discourse for open-minded, thoughtful readers." -Library Journal, starred review "With conviction and clarity, If God Is Love, Don't Be a Jerk advocates a life based on Read more...

 
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