Accidental Saints

Accidental Saints

Finding God in All the Wrong People

eBook - 2015
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"Bolz-Weber invites readers into a surprising encounter with what she calls 'a religious but not-so-spiritual life.' Tattooed, angry, and profane, this former standup comic turned pastor stubbornly, sometimes hilariously, resists the God she feels called to serve. But God keeps showing up in the least likely of people--a church-loving agnostic, a drag queen, a felonious Bishop and a gun-toting member of the NRA. As she lives and worships alongside these 'accidental saints,' Nadia is swept into firsthand encounters with grace--a gift that feels to her less like being wrapped in a warm blanket and more like being hit with a blunt instrument"--Dust jacket flap.
Publisher: New York, New York : Convergent Books, 2015
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9781601427571
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (x, 211 pages)

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GrinBig
Sep 12, 2017

Grateful I had read "Pastrix," Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber's first book, first. It explains her background and what brought her to where she is today. That being said, God shows up in so many people. Reminds me of the song lyrics, "What if God was one of us?" Great read.

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sandraperkins
Aug 27, 2016

I loved this book so much that I read it twice! The author is blunt and direct, and occasionally profane, but she is genuine and engaging. I do not attend church regularly, and I found these stories to be inspiring and thought-provoking. I believe that both regular church-goers and the non-religious would enjoy this book and find value in it. I highly recommend it.

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HollyDavis022
Jun 04, 2016

Wonderful book, reminds me of Annie Lamont. Want more from this author

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fiftyslady
Nov 10, 2015

I'm just finishing this book and I would recommend it if you like books that are very truthful. She makes a case for non-churchy church, If profane language turns you off, don't read this book. She calls them like she feels them. I'm not a church person, but I would attend her church, at least once.

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