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The Romance of Religion: Fighting for Goodness, Truth, and Beauty

Dwight Longenecker
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C. S. Lewis said that Christianity works on us like every other myth, except it is a myth that really happened. Dwight Longenecker grabs this idea ... Read More

C. S. Lewis said that Christianity works on us like every other myth, except it is a myth that really happened. Dwight Longenecker grabs this idea and runs with it, showing that the Christian story is the greatest story ever told because it gathers up what is true in all the fantasy stories of the world and makes them as solid, true, and real as a tribe of dusty nomads in the desert or the death of a carpenter-king.

In The Romance of Religion Longenecker calls for the return of the romantic hero—the hero who knows his frailty and can fight the good fight with panache, humor, and courage. Conflict and romance are everywhere in the story of Christ, and our response is to dust off our armor, don our broad-brimmed hats, pick up our swords, and do battle for Christ with confidence, wonder, and joy.

Is religion no more than a fairy tale? No, it is more than a fairy tale—much more: it is all the fairy tales and fantastic stories come true here and now.

“This book is witty, whimsical, and deadly serious. With panache and aplomb, Dwight Longenecker sets out to prove that Christianity is, in every sense of the word, fabulous. And does he succeed in his quest? I encourage you to read it to find out.”

—Michael Ward, senior research fellow, Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, and professor of apologetics, Houston Baptist University

“If you've never thought about the Christian faith as romance and story, then this book will introduce you to a whole new way of thinking.”

—Frank Viola, author of God's Favorite Place on Earth

 

 

 

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  • Contributor(s)Dwight Longenecker
  • About the Contributor(s) Dwight Longenecker has served as a parishpriest, chaplain at Kings College, Cambridge and a country parson on the Isleof Wight....Dwight Longenecker has served as a parishpriest, chaplain at Kings College, Cambridge and a country parson on the Isleof Wight. Dwight has written sixteen books and countless articlesfor websites, magazines and papers in the USA and Britain. His blog Standingon My Head has been voted one of the top religious blogs in thecountry. Dwight's weekly radio show More Christianity has anincreasing following, and he is a dynamic, entertaining and inspiring speakerat conference and parish missions across America. He holds a degree intheology from Oxford University and currently serves a local parish inGreenville, SC. show more
  • ISBN-139780849921957
  • Publish Date02/04/2014
  • PublisherThomas Nelson
  • Format Softcover
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Weight (lbs)0.48 lb
  • Case Weight (lbs)17.3 lb
  • Dimensions 8.38(h) x 5.38(w) x 0.65(d) inches
  • Pages240
  • Price $11.19

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