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Jesus for president : politics for ordinary radicals

Author: Shane Claiborne; Chris Haw
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the relationship between faith and allegiance, arguing that the ultimate hope of individuals lies not in partisan political options but in Jesus and the incarnation of the politic of the church as a people "set apart" from this world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Claiborne; Chris Haw
ISBN: 9780310278429 0310278422
OCLC Number: 154798932
Awards: Commended for Christian Retailing's Best (Social Science) 2009
Description: 355 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Book To Provoke the Christian Political Imagination --
Section 1: Before There Were Kings and Presidents --
Section 2: A New Kind of Commander-in-Chief --
Section 3: When the Empire Got Baptized --
Section 4: A Peculiar Party
Responsibility: Shane Claiborne, Chris Haw ; designed by SharpSeven.
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Amid all the buzz of politics and elections, Jesus for President is a refreshing reminder that our ultimate hope lies not in partisan political options but in the Jesus who gave his life for us.  Read more...

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'Here is the must-read election-year book for Christian Americans. What should Christians do when allegiances to the state clash with personal faith? Haw and Claiborne (The Irresistible Revolution) Read more...

 
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