đź“’ Caught In The Pulpit by Daniel C. Dennett

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Pitchstone Publishing (US&CA)
ISBN_10 : 9781634310222
Copyright Year : 2015-05-01
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What is it like to be a preacher or rabbi who no longer believes in God? In this expanded and updated edition of their groundbreaking study, Daniel C. Dennett and Linda LaScola comprehensively and sensitively expose an inconvenient truth that religious institutions face in the new transparency of the information age—the phenomenon of clergy who no longer believe what they publicly preach. In confidential interviews, clergy from across the ministerial spectrum—from liberal to literal—reveal how their lives of religious service and study have led them to a truth inimical to their professed beliefs and profession. Although their personal stories are as varied as the denominations they once represented, or continue to represent—whether Catholic, Baptist, Episcopalian, Methodist, Mormon, Pentecostal, or any of numerous others—they give voice not only to their own struggles but also to those who similarly suffer in tender and lonely silence. As this study poignantly and vividly reveals, their common journey has far-reaching implications not only for their families, their congregations, and their communities—but also for the very future of religion.

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đź“’ Caught In The Pulpit by Daniel C. Dennett

Genre : Religion
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ISBN_10 : 1494433338
Copyright Year : 2013-12-17
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What is it like to be a preacher who can no longer believe the creed?In confidential interviews, clergy reveal how their lives of service are overshadowed by hypocrisy, as they contemplate taking a leap from their faith. As religious leaders struggle to adapt to the new transparency of the information age, the phenomenon of non-believing clergy portends surprising developments in the future of religious belief.

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Genre : Religion
Publisher : Pitchstone Publishing (US&CA)
ISBN_10 : 9781634310185
Copyright Year : 2015-07-21
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What happens when your entire life and career are constructed around a religious faith that you no longer possess? Do you continue to promote a gospel that you have intellectually and emotionally rejected to maintain your livelihood and the support and respect you receive from your community? Or do you renounce your faith to your congregation and the public at large, putting yourself and your family at risk? From Apostle to Apostate offers a comprehensive introduction to the Clergy Project, established in 2011 to provide a safe space where clergy who have lost their faith can connect with others facing the exact same questions—often alone and in isolation. Charting the origins, growth, and goals of the project, the book draws on the author's own experience as a founding project member and on interviews with its founders. It also reveals the troubles and triumphs experienced by many of its members, whose numbers have grown from just over 50 to more than 500 in a few short years. As the book movingly demonstrates, despite the substantial personal and professional challenges nonbelieving clergy face, for many, a loss of faith has turned out not to be a loss at all—but a gain of newfound community, self-respect, and honesty with themselves and others.

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Publisher : Booktango
ISBN_10 : 9781468922189
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đź“’ The Pipe And The Pulpit by Jr. D. Min Jordan

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : WestBow Press
ISBN_10 : 1512746940
Copyright Year : 2016-08-12
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There are untold numbers of Americans, especially those in religious institutions, who are suffering in silence from the disease of addiction, primarily drugs and alcohol. Professionals, including pastors, who have money, power and prestige, can get caught up in any addiction and think it will not happen to them because of their position. Their families go through living hell because someone in the house has a drug or alcohol problem and they don't know what to do. The Pipe and the Pulpit tells the true story of an addicted, inner -city, highly educated, pastor who got caught up in alcohol and cocaine abuse but found hope and deliverance through a tried and proven way. This book is for the addicted and their families, especially in the church, and want help. Fasten your traditional, religious, seatbelt for the non-traditional, Spiritual ride of your life for deliverance. There is Hope for you!

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đź“’ From Pit To Pulpit by Clarence Eugene Overstreet

Genre : Bibles
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ISBN_10 : 0996216502
Copyright Year : 2015-03-18
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đź“’ Fathomless Riches by Richard Coles

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
ISBN_10 : 9780297870319
Copyright Year : 2014-10-16
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The memoir of popular BBC Radio 4 SATURDAY LIVE presenter and former member of the Communards, the Reverend Richard Coles. 'I love @RevRichardColes SO MUCH' Caitlin Moran FATHOMLESS RICHES is the Reverend Richard Coles's warm, witty and wise memoir in which he divulges with searing honesty and intimacy his pilgrimage from a rock-and-roll life of sex and drugs in the Communards to one devoted to God and Christianity. The result is one of the most unusual and readable life stories of recent times, and has the power to shock as well as to console.

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đź“’ Profaned Pulpit by Jerry D. Kaifetz

Genre : Religion
Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN_10 : 1479180297
Copyright Year : 2012-10-01
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A look at the life, ministry and abuses of Jack Schaap, the disgraced pastor of First Baptist Church of Hammond, a Chicago area megachurch, and the influences they had on the Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement.

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Genre : African American clergy
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN_10 : 1984056948
Copyright Year : 2018-01-21
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Ever wonder what life is like for a pastor after Sunday service is over? Charles Wallace, Pastor of Calvary Christian Life Baptist Church, was no saint. He didn't always practice what he preached. His lovely wife and three daughters appeared to be the perfect family to those looking in from the outside. However, during Thanksgiving dinner a showdown takes place exposing everyone's secrets for all to hear. The shocking revelations that come to light rock the Wallace household dividing the family. Lies, deceit, infidelity and broken trust put a strain on Charles's ability to serve as a leader, husband and father. Will the Wallace Family find unity to get there house in order before they run out of time to make things right?

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Genre : Religion
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ISBN_10 : 1594537798
Copyright Year : 2006-02
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Have you been deceived and don?t even know it? Deception is sometimes hard to recognize because you don?t always see the source and get caught up in a whirlwind of destruction. Learn to see the snares and close the door on situations that are designed to destroy your life.This is a life changing book intended to change your way of thinking and to open your eyes. There may be areas in our lives that cause harm to us and people around us. Learn to listen to the words that are spoken to you and determine their source. We sometimes feel trapped in our situations or come out of a hurting relationship and are seeking comfort and love. We are looking in the right direction but are deceived by the person because they are not whom we thought they were, their character is flawed and we go down the wrong path by following them. There are people in the world who have no scruples and uses manipulation to get what they want with no concern about the person or persons they are hurting. They are self-centered and focused on money and what it will get them.But God will show you the way to truth and lead you to victory and will remove you from ANY bad situation just like he did for me. Where there is hope there is God. Hear the sound of his trumpets and shut the door on the devil now. Make the right decision, take the right actions and change your destiny.

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