The Irresistible Revolution is a book by Shane Claiborne published in This work, subtitled “Living as an Ordinary Radical”, describes and advocates what. Shane Claiborne, the author of The Irresistible Revolution, is a man of great moral clarity and bravery. He not only espouses and evangelizes. Love him or hate him, it is tough to accuse Shane Claiborne of being an armchair quarterback. He is not a man who seeks to convince people.
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This is more like a 4. I don’t agree with Claiborne’s “generous orthodoxy” irresiatible, but it’s impossible to argue with his simple commitment to living claiborje the Gospel in everyday life. Strange as it An impressionistic review of an impressionistic book: Shane calls particularly this generation into “small things with great love” and lives a profound example of that. He argued that we should trust our executive branch to do the right thing, and that innocent casualties in a war are worth the expense.
This article about a book related to Christianity is a stub. Instead he calls Christians to live as radicals while he himself lives in a radically counterculture way.
Lists with This Book. Rosy words and slick phrases abound in this book, as the writing is hyperemotional, self-told-story-driven, and often fails to point out the struggles that had to have occurred in the situations Claiborne faced. This author seems to think very highly of himself.
The Irresistible Revolution, by Shane Claiborne
But he doesn’t leave lots of room for one to live another way. Don’t get me wrong, Claiborne’s message – and his life that seems to truly reflect that message – is powerful.
Perhaps more on those issues would have helped this book – in essence, more authenticity without all the self-promoting hype. In The Irresistible Revolution, he makes the very provocative case that the only possible life for a real Ehane to follow is to sell all of one’s possessions and work for the widow, the orphan, the poor, the oppressed.
Book Review – The Irresistible Revolution – Tim Challies
I’m not interested in someone getting my attention just to persuade me I’m wrong. Most of the book is devoted to Claiborne’s call for economic reform and community life. Jun 03, Tom rated it liked it Shelves: I need hands and feet of myself and a few friends to count the number of times Jesus did that in the Bible. To ask other readers questions about The Irresistible Revolutionplease sign up. Forced to read it by the GFU capstone, to their eternal shame.
And his house church ministry sounds really neat. Shane Claiborne has put together a book that is big on messages but falls horrifically short in execution.
The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical
Overall, this is a book that has a strong message and a true conviction and I’d like to read again, especially when I need a “waking up”. And it is, judging by the standard of the capitalistic, politically-charged perspective of America.
Let me give you some quotes that I found really challenging: Living as an Ordinary Radical by Shane Claiborne. I think that’s the point.
The Irresistible Revolution – Wikipedia
Shane speaks over one hundred times a year, nationally and internationally. Jesus said to care for those who need care, and Claiborne took the call to heart: One of the most encouraging things about this book and Everyone should read this book.
It condemns people for not doing things, but doesn’t even point the reader in a direction to really Irresistible Revolution has perhaps more ideology and stories than his next books, preachable and well written, though less crafted.
Ahh, the irresistible revolution of left-wing politics. Egalitarianism is far more difficult than Shane portends. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.