The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Rollins

The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith download free [PDF and Ebook] by Peter Rollins year 2015
  • Book name: The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and the Discovery of Faith
  • Author: Peter Rollins
  • Release date: 2015/8/17
  • Publisher: HOWARD BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Religious
  • ISBN: 9781451609042
  • Rating: 8.94 of 10
  • Votes: 263
  • Review by: Marissa Lindstrom
  • Review rating: 9.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this mind-bending exploration of traditional Christianity, firebrand Peter Rollins turns the tables on conventional wisdom, offering a fresh perspective focused on a life filled with love. Peter Rollins knows one magic trick-now, make sure you watch closely. It has three parts: the Pledge, the Turn, and the Prestige. In Divine Magician, each part comes into play as he explores a radical view of interacting with the world in love. Rollins argues that the Christian event, reenacted in the Eucharist, is indeed a type of magic trick, one that is echoed in the great vanishing acts performed by magicians throughout the ages. In this trick, a divine object is presented to us (the Pledge), disappears (the Turn), and then returns (the Prestige). But just as the returned object in a classic vanishing act is not really the same object-but another that looks the same-so this book argues that the return of God is not simply the return of what was initially presented, but rather a radical way of interacting with the world. In an effort to unearth the power of Christianity, Rollins uses this framework to explain the mystery of faith that has been lost on the church. In the same vein as Rob Bell's bestseller Love Wins, this book pushes the boundaries of theology, presenting a stirring vision at the forefront of re-imagined modern Christianity. As a dynamic speaker as he is in writing, Rollins examines traditional religious notions from a revolutionary and refreshingly original perspective. At the heart of his message is a life lived through profound love. Just perhaps, says Rollins, the radical message found in Christianity might be one that the church can show allegiance to.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H42M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Christian Theology, Christian Life & Practice, Psychology, Religious Books
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x213x13mm
  • Weight: 181g
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