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At first, all seemed well BUT suddenly, halfway through, the author (for no necessary nor literary reason) begins using derogatory phrases like, "What the hell..., eat shit..., and so on. This denigration is an obvious attempt by the author to say, "I am free." Well, so am I, and I won't support such corruption in an alleged "Godly Essay.".
This short book has obviously been thought about allot before the authur published it. It's basic theme is that Christians have ignored the fundimental teaching of Jesus, and simply absorbed Him into "religon" The book takes a fresh look at many of the parables brining them up to date in an enlightening way. The author challages the reader to accept the "lost" teaching of Jesus which is (according to the book) that followers of "the way" have on the one hand to accept the uncondtional love of God, but are also expected to show their unconditional love to others, including enemies. At times the book repeated itslef regarding this message, also the author somtimes refers to God as "she" but did not give a reason for this.
It is however challaging, and thought provoking, and well worth lisening to if you are a Christian, or have an interest.
I would like to be able to put some of the radical love into action, but that's hard to do, which is the other point the book makes, how many of us are really prepared to pray for our enimies? That would take allot of faith, wouldn't it?