By Dave Tomlinson
'Very fascinating, it is all approximately no longer alienating humans before they even take into consideration crossing the edge of the place you worship.' Chris Evans, BBC Radio 2
Do you're feeling extra at domestic at the edges of religion than on the centre? could you name your self a bit a black sheep?
Too frequently Christian spirituality has been linked to conformity, or a culture the place humans do not feel capable of ask questions. yet Dave Tomlinson, writer of How to be a nasty Christian, does not imagine it needs to be like this; as a substitute, our non secular groups could be 'laboratories of the Spirit' - locations the place we will be able to discover problems with religion and spirit with openness, mind's eye and creativity.
Welcome to black sheep spirituality - the place doubts and questions are an crucial a part of religion; the place distinction of opinion is an indication of a safe group; the place divine revelation is embraced at any place it really is came across - within the arts, technological know-how and the wildlife in addition to spiritual culture; and the place religion is anything that's lived and practised instead of embalmed in ideals or ritual.
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Black Sheep and Prodigals: An Antidote to Black and White Religion by Dave Tomlinson