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The Resource Accidental Saints

Accidental Saints

Label
Accidental Saints
Title
Accidental Saints
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Summary
What if that person you've been trying to avoid is your best shot at grace today?...And what if that's the point?In Accidental Saints, New York Times best-selling au­thor Nadia 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 first-hand 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. But by this grace, people are trans­formed in ways they couldn't have been on their own. In a time when many have rightly become dis­illusioned with Christianity, Accidental Saints dem­onstrates what happens when ordinary people share bread and wine, struggle with scripture together, and tell each other the truth about their real lives. This unforgettable account of their faltering steps toward wholeness will ring true for believer and skeptic alike. Told in Nadia's trademark confessional style, Accidental Saints is the stunning next work from one of today's most important religious voices
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Bolz-Weber, Nadia
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Christian Nonfiction
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Sociology
  • Nonfiction
Label
Accidental Saints
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:7eaa521d-8fc5-4f49-b24f-94575f7af3b9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781601427571
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Accidental Saints
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:7eaa521d-8fc5-4f49-b24f-94575f7af3b9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781601427571
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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