Jesus was a liberal: reclaiming Christianity for all

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2009.
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For the millions of people who identify as liberal Christians. In McLennan's bold call to reclaim ownership of Christianity, he advocates a sense of religion based not on doctrinal readings of scripture but on the humanity behind Christ's teachings. He addresses such topics as intelligent design, abortion, same sex marriage, war. torture and much, much more. As he says in the Preface, "We liberal Christians know in our hearts that there is much more to life than seems to meet the rational eye of atheists; yet we find it hard to support supernatural claims about religion that fly in the face of scientific evidence."

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subject_facet Conservatism -- United States, Liberalism (Religion), Liberalism -- United States, Religious right -- United States
table_of_contents A liberal Christian questions society., Christian doctrine : the Trinity, Communion, being born again, the Apocalypse, and the Sabbath ;, Church and state --, Epilogue: reclaiming liberal Christianity., Faith ;, God --, How a liberal Christian looks at religion., Jesus and the Church ;, Living the liberal Christian life., Some liberal perspectives : Jesus, science, abortion, and same-sex marriage ;, Talking to atheists and Christian conservatives --, The Church year : Advent, Christmas, Holy week, and Easter --, The essence of liberal Christianity ;, The great social issues : poverty, bigotry, war, and environmental destruction ;, Understanding the Bible ;, What is liberal Christianity? --
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