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Nadia Bolz-Weber


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Nadia Bolz-Weber is an author, Lutheran minister and public theologian. She served as the founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints, a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Denver, Colorado, until July 8, 2018.
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Salvation on Sand Mountain
Snake Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia
Dennis Covington - Aug 11, 2009 (first published in 1995)
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A haunting exploration of faith, from a preacher convicted of attempted murder to a first-hand account of holiness serpent handling--"One of the best books on American religion from the last 25 years" (Chicago Tribune)For New York Times reporter Dennis Covington, what began as a journalistic assignment-covering the trial of an Alabama pastor convic...
Nadia Bolz-Weber
Dec 17, 2020
@TheRevMDM Read Dennis Covington’s book, Salvation on Sand Mountain. It’s beautiful and surprising.      source
How Career, Parenting, Technology, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What to Do about It
David Zahl - Apr 02, 2019
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At the heart of our current moment lies a universal yearning, writes David Zahl, not to be happy or respected so much as enough--what religions call "righteous." To fill the void left by religion, we look to all sorts of everyday activities--from eating and parenting to dating and voting--for the identity, purpose, and meaning once provided on Sund...
Nadia Bolz-Weber
Feb 28, 2020
@davidsharvey @mockingbirdmin Brilliant book!      source