A Handbook for Heretics

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Fideli Publishing Inc., Jan 17, 2011 - Religion
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A Handbook for Heretics discusses the differences between religion and the Kingdom of God. Many mainline churches resist the current reformation, a gradual movement away from traditional Christianity toward a vital spirituality. Its adherents are frequently labeled ¿heretics¿ when in fact they are actually the leading edge of a new spiritual age. They are discovering the ¿much more¿ which Jesus promised to tell us, such spiritual phenomena as out-of-body and near-death experiences, pre-birth and post-death appearances, angel communication, and ¿coincidental¿ experiences. A Handbook for Heretics reconsiders some traditional Christian doctrines so as to broaden the church¿s view of spiritual reality.
 

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Contents

A Second reformation
9
God The Ultimate Center
22
The Fence
39
The Indian
54
Updating The Faith
71
Jesus Of Nazareth
88
The Golden Buddha
101
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John W. Sloat, a former Presbyterian minister, served churches in Pennsylvania and Ohio. He holds a B.A. from Denison University, 1954; an M.Div. from Princeton Seminary, 1957; and a Th.M. from Pittsburgh Seminary, 1977. Previous books include "Lord, Make Us One" (non-fiction, 1986) and "The Other Half" (fiction, 2001). Several of his sermons have been included in "Pulpit Digest," a national preaching journal. He is married to Helen Burdick Sloat, a psychiatric nurse, and they have three children and eight grandchildren. A pianist and organist, Sloat also plays the French horn, is a scratch model builder and leads spirituality groups.

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