New Book Study: “Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Muhammad Cross the Road?” by Brian McLaren

Can you be a committed Christian without having to condemn or convert people of other faiths? Is it possible to affirm other religious traditions without watering down your own? In this new book, Brian McLaren proposes a new faith alternative, one built on “benevolence and solidarity rather than rivalry and hostility.” This way of being Christian is strong but doesn’t strong-arm anyone, going beyond mere tolerance to vigorous hospitality toward, interest in, and collaboration with the other. We’ll discover how to reclaim a strong, benevolent faith that challenges us to stop creating barriers in the name of God and helps us learn how affirming other religions can strengthen our commitment to our own.

Begins October 10th & concludes November 14th
Facilitated by Dr. Snider
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Dialogues Classroom (west end of building)

Note: It’s helpful for participants to read these books but not necessary (Phil will provide summaries as part of the facilitation of each session).