Grounded: Finding God in the World-A Spiritual Revolution

Grounded: Finding God in the World-A Spiritual Revolution

Diana Butler Bass

The headlines are transparent: faith is at the decline in the USA as many folks depart in the back of conventional non secular practices. Diana Butler Bass, major commentator on faith, politics, and tradition, follows up her acclaimed ebook Christianity After Religion by means of arguing that what seems to be a decline really signs a tremendous transformation in how humans comprehend and event God. The far-off God of traditional faith has given approach to a extra intimate experience of the sacred that's with us on this planet. This shift, from a vertical figuring out of God to a God came upon at the horizons of nature and human group, is on the middle of a religious revolution that surrounds us – and that's tough not just spiritual associations yet political and social ones as well.

Grounded explores this cultural flip as Bass unpacks how everyone is discovering new religious flooring through researching and embracing God all around the global round us—in the soil, the water, the sky, in our houses and neighborhoods, and within the worldwide commons. religion is not any longer a question of mountaintop adventure or institutional perform; as a substitute, individuals are connecting with God in the course of the setting during which we are living. Grounded publications readers via our modern religious habitat because it issues out and will pay recognition to the ways that humans adventure a God who animates production and community.

Bass brings her knowing of the newest study and reviews and her deep wisdom of heritage and theology to Grounded. She cites information, tendencies, information, and dad tradition, weaves in non secular texts and old traditions, and pulls all of it jointly via tales of her personal and others' religious trips. Grounded observes and reviews a thorough swap within the means many folks comprehend God and the way they perform religion. In doing so, Bass invitations readers to hitch this rising religious revolution, discover a revitalized expression of religion, and alter the world.

Show sample text content

Download sample