We continue our series on How to Walk Through Deconstruction Without Losing Your Faith, talking with Brian Zahnd about deconstructing four big topics in the church nowadays: the Bible, Hell, Politics and Sexuality.
Brian is the founder and lead pastor of Word of Life Church, a non-denominational Christian congregation in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Brian and his wife, Peri, founded the church in 1981. Brian is also the author of several books, including, Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God, Water to Wine, A Farewell To Mars, Beauty Will Save the World, and Unconditional?: The Call of Jesus to Radical Forgiveness.
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Please there are books that were mentioned in this podcast: Brian Zahnd on Deconstructing the Bible, Hell, Politics, and Sexuality.
I’ll be grateful if I Can I get their names.
Ben Sternke says
Hi Henry, we link to several of Brian’s books in the show notes. Other than that, I don’t remember what books were mentioned in the podcast, sorry!
Laurin Houghton-Paranihi says
perhaps another big topic to discuss which is key to deconstruction is violent atonement, as it is central to who is God and why was Jesus here. I first heard BZ talking on this topic on Inverse Podcast and it blew my mind blowing and freed me from so much baggage.
Ben Sternke says
Yes, Laurin, that’s a big topic in need of some close examination/deconstruction!