When "Spiritual But Not Religious" Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church

When "Spiritual But Not Religious" Is Not Enough: Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church

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by Lillian Daniel

See the April 2014 issue of The Companion for a review of this book!

The phrase "I'm spiritual but not religious" has become a cliche.  It's easy to find God amid the convenience of self-styled spirituality--but is it possible (and more worthwhile) to search for God through religion?


Minister and celebrated author Lillian Daniel gives a new spin on church with stories of what a life of faith can really be: weird, wondrous, and well worth trying.  From a rock-and-roller sexton to a BB gun-toting grandma, a church service attended by animals to a group of unlikely theologians at Sing Sing, Daniel shows us a portrait of church that is flawed, fallible--and deeply faithful.  With poignant reflections and sly wit, Daniel invites all of us to step out of ourselves, dare to become a community, and encounter a God greater than we could ever invent.  Humorous and sincere, this is a book about people finding God in the most unexpected of places: prisons, airports, yoga classes, committee meetings, and, strangest of all, right there in church.