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The Underground Church

February 26, 2012

ImageIn Dr. Robin Meyers’ new book The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus, he calls on Christians to recapture the rebellious spirit of Jesus’ first followers. A self-declared unapologetic Christian and unapologetic liberal, Meyers points out that many Christians today are bored during church services or distrusting of organized religion. He reminds readers that the teachings of Jesus challenged the status quo of the time, and Christians today should be willing to do the same. In this funny, insightful, and radical text, Meyers argues that the defining characteristic of the Christian community should be its love of justice and its countercultural compassion for all people.

“Read this book if you dare. Become part of the movement if you are daring.” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The Underground Church invites Christians to encounter a radical Jesus, to practice a subversive way of life, and to move beyond belief to love. This is no longer merely church—rather it is a movement that many are aching to join!”  – Diana Butler Bass, author, Christianity After Religion: The End of the Church and the Birth of the New Spiritual Awakening

“DANGER: The contents of this book are explosive and could turn the world upside down. About time!” – Bill Moyers

“Meyers writers with energy, intelligence, and conviction, adding to the choir calling for Christianity in a new key.” – Publishers Weekly *starred review*

– Rachel Lodi

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