Synopses & Reviews
"Noone raises provocative questions about Christianity more kindly than PhilipGulley. " —Diana Butler Bass,author of Christianity for the Rest of Us
“Everyserious Christian ought to read this book, ponder it,wrestlewith it, but above all, be grateful for its presence in today's urgentconversation about what we are and are becoming as a people of God.” —Phyllis Tickle, author of The GreatEmergence
RenownedQuaker minister Philip Gulley, bestselling author of If the Church WereChristian, delivers a practical, insightful guide to developing aliving, flexible, personal Christianity—a faith that allows you to confront theprofound challenges facing every believer in todays difficult world.
“If I were forced to pretend to believe in God again, I would choose Philip Gulleys God: a deity who cares not whether you worship him, but how you treat other people.” Dan Barker, author of Godless
“In our ever changing world, Gulleys book is much needed. An important book for any person of faith.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu, author of Made for Goodness
“Every serious Christian ought to read this book, ponder it,wrestle with it, but above all, be grateful for its presence in todays urgent conversation about what we are and are becoming as a people of God.” Phyllis Tickle, author of The Great Emergence
“No one raises provocative questions about Christianity more kindly than Philip Gulley. ” Diana Butler Bass, author of Christianity for the Rest of Us
“The verve and clarity of Gulleys writing underscore the welcome nature of his message to many thoughtful “unchurched” or alienated Christians.” Library Journal (starred review)
“Because of the gentle intelligence of his storytelling as much as his homely, experiential theology, he may convince many that they are progressive Christians, too.” Booklist
Philip Gulley, famous for his own controversial theology that affirms universality, urges us in The Evolution of Faith to let go of our tightly held beliefs and start the journey toward a dynamic faith. Faith should always be seen as a work in progress, and this accessible guide will be a must-have tool for those interested in where the Christian faith is going today.
About the Author
Philip Gulley is a Quaker minister, writer, husband, and father. He is the bestselling author of Front Porch Tales, the acclaimed Harmony series, and is coauthor of If Grace Is True and If God Is Love. Gulley lives with his wife and two sons in Indiana, and is a frequent speaker at churches, colleges, and retreat centers across the country.