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A bigger table : building messy, authentic, and hopeful spiritual community, John Pavlovitz

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A bigger table : building messy, authentic, and hopeful spiritual community
Title
A bigger table
Title remainder
building messy, authentic, and hopeful spiritual community
Statement of responsibility
John Pavlovitz
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Language
eng
Summary
No one likes to eat alone; to approach a table filled with people, only to be told that despite the open chairs there isn't room for you. The rejection stings. It leaves a mark. Yet this is exactly what the church has been saying to far too many people for far too long: "You're not welcome here. Find someplace else to sit." How can we extend unconditional welcome and acceptance in a world increasingly marked by bigotry, fear, and exclusion? Pastor John Pavlovitz invites readers to join him on the journey to find -- or build -- a church that is big enough for everyone. He speaks clearly into the heart of the issues the Christian community has been earnestly wrestling with: LGBT inclusion, gender equality, racial tensions, and global concerns. A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, Hopeful Spiritual Community asks if organized Christianity can find a new way of faithfully continuing the work Jesus began two thousand years ago, where everyone gets a seat. Pavlovitz shares moving personal stories and his careful observations as a pastor to set the table for a new, more loving conversation on these and other important matters of faith. He invites us to build the bigger table Jesus imagined, practicing radical hospitality, total authenticity, messy diversity, and agenda-free community
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DLC
Dewey number
261
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR526
LC item number
.P39 2017
Literary form
non fiction
A bigger table : building messy, authentic, and hopeful spiritual community, John Pavlovitz
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A bigger table : building messy, authentic, and hopeful spiritual community, John Pavlovitz
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Contains a readers' guide
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nc
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22 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 192 pages
Isbn
9780664262679
Lccn
2017013697
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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(OCoLC)978288523

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