Faith Without Illusions: Following Jesus As A Cynic-Saint

Faith Without Illusions: Following Jesus As A Cynic-Saint

  • Publish Date: 2011-04-03
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Andrew Byers
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Call it burnout. Call it enlightenment. Call it whatever you like--it's plaguing the contemporary church. Andrew Byers calls it cynicism--the state we all too easily arrive at after passing through disillusionment. Too many saints in the making are having their wings clipped in this painful process. But wait--there's hope. Disillusionment is, at its heart, the dispersal of illusions, pointing us toward what's really real--a great cloud of hopeful realists who have gone before us and welcome us into their number. There is a way beyond cynicism, and if we follow Jesus through it, we'll find faith and life at their fullest.

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