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The irresistible revolution: living as an ordinary radical [electronic resource] / Shane Claiborne.

Claiborne, Shane, 1975- (Author). Claiborne, Shane. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780310276685 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0310276683 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 50 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : 2006.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Shane Claiborne.
Summary, etc.: Living as an Ordinary Radical Many of us find ourselves caught somewhere between unbelieving activists and inactive believers. We can write a check to feed starving children or hold signs in the streets and feel like we've made a difference without ever encountering the faces of the suffering masses. In this book, Shane Claiborne describes an authentic faith rooted in belief, action, and love, inviting us into a movement of the Spirit that begins inside each of us and extends into a broken world. Shane's faith led him to dress the wounds of lepers with Mother Teresa, visit families in Iraq amidst bombings, and dump $10,000 in coins and bills on Wall Street to redistribute wealth. Shane lives out this revolution each day in his local neighborhood, an impoverished community in North Philadelphia, by living among the homeless, helping local kids with homework, and "practicing resurrection" in the forgotten places of our world. Shane's message will comfort the disturbed, and disturb the comfortable . . . but will also invite us into an irresistible revolution. His is a vision for ordinary radicals ready to change the world with little acts of love.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Claiborne, Shane, 1975-
Christian biography > United States.
Simple Way (Religious community : Philadelphia, Pa.) > Biography.
Christian life > United States.
Church and the world.

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