Published in March 2008 by HarperCollins Canada, With or Without God: Why the Way We Live Is More Important than What We Believe grabbed media attention. Headlines such as "Taking Christ out of Christianity" and "The Jesus Problem", provocative introductions for a book born to be exactly that, appeared in national publications on the eve of Easter. It was a good start. Almost four years later, it continues to frame the conversation about language and the future of the Christian church.
"Vosper's book makes a bracing case for changing our language that needs to be taken seriously by all who are concerned with the viability of Christian language today." Marcus Borg, Speaking Christian.
Not for the faint of heart, With or Without God seeks to challenge the mainline liberal church to shift the worship and practice of Canadian mainline Christianity from its primary focus on traditional Christian doctrine and story to one that celebrates the non-exclusive principles of compassionate living and right relationship with self, others, and the planet. Read more...
To purchase With or Without God: Why the Way We Live is More Important than What We Believe, by Gretta Vosper through the Canadian Centre for Progressive Christianity click here.
To read portions of With or Without God: Why the Way We Live is More Important than What We Believe, by Gretta Vosper on the HarperCollins Canada website, click here