The Messiah formerly known as Jesus : dispatches from the intersection of Christianity and pop culture (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The Messiah formerly known as Jesus : dispatches from the intersection of Christianity and pop culture

Author: Tom Breen
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed "Internet Theologian" Tom Breen has written a satirical, tongue-in-cheek exploration of pop Christianity. Whether pondering why there are so many Christian rock bands but so few good Christian rock songs or providing helpful tips on writing hip translations of the Bible (hint: lose the boring parts and constantly mention celebrities), Breen offers whip-smart, non-stop fun, along with a side-splitting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breen, Tom.
Messiah formerly known as Jesus.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007039747
(OCoLC)173748394
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Breen
ISBN: 9781435632288 1435632281 9781602580190 1602580197 9781602581661 1602581665 1281125172 9781281125170
OCLC Number: 212907490
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 217 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The Internet theologian speaks --
Everything you need to know about Christianity, minus the boring parts --
What job can teach us about dating high school girls, or Bible translations Wycliffe never intended --
Deck the halls with lawsuits --
Number one song in heaven --
A field guide to the major North American Jesuses --
A way, the truthiness, and the lifestyle --
Applying the hypostatic union to a winning zone defense --
Page-turners of the last days --
Conclusion: The further adventures of Jesus.
Responsibility: Tom Breen.
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Whether pondering why there are so many Christian rock bands but so few good Christian rock songs or providing helpful tips on writing hip translations of the Bible (hint: lose the boring parts and  Read more...

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The landscape of contemporary evangelical Christianity is a complex one, but in Tom Breen it has an excellent, entertaining tour guide, especially if you find concepts like "humility" and "facts" and Read more...

 
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