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The Blue Parakeet

Rethinking How You Read the Bible

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The Blue Parakeet is author Scot McKnight’s compelling statement of how to read the Bible in a new evangelical generation. In reexamining the Bible, McKnight provides an exciting “Third Way” that appeals to the millions in today’s church who long to be authentic Christians but don’t consider themselves theologically conservative or liberal.

Why Can’t I Just Be a Christian?” Parakeets make delightful pets. We cage them or clip their wings to keep them where we want them. Scot McKnight contends that many, conservatives and liberals alike, attempt the same thing with the Bible. We all try to tame it. McKnight’s The Blue Parakeet has emerged at the perfect time to cool the flames of a world on fire with contention and controversy. It calls Christians to a way to read the Bible that leads beyond old debates and denominational battles. It calls Christians to stop taming the Bible and to let it speak anew for a new generation. In his books The Jesus Creed and Embracing Grace, Scot McKnight established himself as one of America’s finest Christian thinkers, an author to be reckoned with. In The Blue Parakeet, McKnight again touches the hearts and minds of today’s Christians, this time challenging them to rethink how to read the Bible, not just to puzzle it together into some systematic theology but to see it as a Story that we’re summoned to enter and to carry forward in our day. In his own inimitable style, McKnight sets traditional and liberal Christianity on its ear, leaving readers equipped, encouraged, and emboldened to be the people of faith they long to be.

Contributor(s) Scot McKnight
About the Contributor(s) Scot McKnight

Scot McKnight (PhD, Nottingham) is the Julius R. Mantey Professor of New Testament at Northern Seminary in Lombard, Illinois. He is the author of more than fifty books, including the award-winning The Jesus Creed as well as The King Jesus GospelA Fellowship of Differents, One.Life, The Blue Parakeet, and Kingdom Conspiracy.


UPC 025986531461
ISBN-10 0310531462
ISBN-13 9780310531463
Publish Date Jun 7, 2016
Weight (lbs) 0.6500
Height 8.40
Width 5.50
Length 256
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $16.99
Format Paperback
Language English

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