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Grand Theft Jesus The Hijacking of Religion in America by Robert S. Mcelvaine

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Published by Crown .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Religion / Christianity,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • Christianity and culture,
  • Church history,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10353702M
ISBN 100307395782
ISBN 109780307395788

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Grand Theft Jesus is another in a line of McElvaine's truly innovative approaches to the task of the historian. The basic argument of his previous book and masterpiece--Eve's Seed--is even presented near the end of Grand Theft Jesus, providing the reader unfamiliar with McElvaine exposure to one of the great and under-exposed minds of America.5/5(4). Grand Theft Jesus is at times funny, at times infuriating, but always on target. It should be read by everyone who proclaims the name of Jesus.” —Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., author of The Politics of Jesus “Jesus never wrote a book, but I recognize his hand writing in Grand Theft Jesus. Like Jesus, McElvaine uses lively illustrations and a serious sense of humor to cleanse the temple of exclusive . Product Information "Jesus never wrote a book, but I recognize his handwriting in Grand Theft Jesus. Like Jesus, McElvaine uses lively illustrations and a serious sense of humor to cleanse the temple of exclusive and exploitative religion.". Full of wordplay, puns and parodies, this no-holds-barred satirical polemic eviscerates the religious right. Conservatives, McElvaine argues, “have committed grand larceny on the grandest.

"Jesus never wrote a book, but I recognize his handwriting in Grand Theft Jesus. Like Jesus, McElvaine uses lively illustrations and a serious sense of humor to cleanse the temple of exclusive and exploitative religion." --The Reverend Alan Storey,Calvary Methodist Church, South Africa"We're mad as Heaven, and we're not going to take it anymore!". Grand Theft Jesus: The Hijacking of Religion in America (ISBN ) is a book by American author Robert S. McElvaine. It was published in by The Crown Publishing Group. The book is described as a passionate and often hilarious wake-up call to Christians to reject those who have stolen Jesus from Christianity Author: Robert S. McElvaine. Grand Theft Jesus is at times funny, at times infuriating, but always on target. It should be read by everyone who proclaims the name of Jesus."--Dr. Obery M. Hendricks, Jr., author of The Politics of Jesus "Jesus never wrote a book, but I recognize his hand writing in Grand Theft Jesus. Like Jesus, McElvaine uses lively illustrations and a serious sense of humor to cleanse the temple of exclusive /5(7).   Buy Grand Theft Jesus: The Hijacking of Religion in America 1 by Robert S. McElvaine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(7).

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