Red Letter Revolution: What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said?

Red Letter Revolution: What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said?

Shane Claiborne

For all of the Christians dealing with clash among Jesus’ phrases and their very own lives, for the entire non-Christians who consider they hardly see Jesus’ instructions mirrored within the offerings of his fans, Red Letter Revolution is a blueprint for a brand new type of Christianity, one consciously based at the phrases of Jesus, the Bible’s “red letters.”

Framed as a charming discussion among Shane Claiborne, a innovative younger evangelical, and Tony Campolo, a pro pastor and professor of sociology, Red Letter Revolution is a life-altering manifesto for skeptics and Christians alike. it's a name to a way of life that considers firstly Jesus’ specific, releasing message of sacrificial love.

Shane and Tony candidly convey the phrases of Jesus to undergo on modern problems with violence, neighborhood, Islam, hell, sexuality, civil disobedience, and twenty different severe themes for individuals of religion and sense of right and wrong at the present time. The ensuing conversations demonstrate the outstanding fact that Christians guided unequivocally by means of the phrases of Jesus will usually achieve conclusions completely opposite to these of mainstream evangelical Christianity.

If the Jesus who speaks to you thru the Gospels is at odds with the Christian tradition you recognize, in case you have ever desired to rise up and say, “I love Jesus, yet that’s now not me,” Red Letter Revolution will turn out that you're not alone—you could have been a crimson Letter Christian all along.


“This booklet, via a tender and an aged Christian, might help you opt how we Christians may perhaps swap the area if we took the ‘red letter’ phrases of Jesus actually and seriously.” —President Jimmy Carter

“In crimson Letter Revolution the uncompromised fact of Jesus' teachings are given voice by way of modern day Christian leaders who do greater than hold forth this excellent news. They stroll the controversy and lead the way.” —Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“I begun studying this e-book and could not cease. . . . thanks, Tony and Shane. thanks for this publication. could the circulation unfold round the world.” —Abuna Elias Chacour,?Melkite Catholic Archbishop of Galilee

“Red Letter Revolution is an adrenaline-producing dialog with prophetic bite.” —Eugene H. Peterson, writer of The Message Bible

“I can't over-emphasize or exaggerate the richness of this book.” —Phyllis Tickle, writer of Emergence Christianity

“In this brave and good crafted e-book, we've a go back to the middle message of the Gospel from Christians who first attempted to reside it themselves—and merely then spoke." —Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M., middle for motion and Contemplation

“Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo are of the main major prophetic voices within the Christian world.” —Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun journal (

“This is a must-read publication for a person who's looking to take Jesus’ name on their lives seriously.” —Jim Wallis, founder and editor of Sojourners magazine

“If you ever needed you'll listen in on a talk with of the world's finest and encouraging Christians, simply flip to web page one.” —Brian D. McLaren, author/speaker (

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