The Myth of a Christian Nation

By Gregory A. Boyd,

Book cover of The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church

Book description

The church was established to serve the world with Christ-like love, not to rule the world. It is called to look like a corporate Jesus, dying on the cross for those who crucified him, not a religious version of Caesar. It is called to manifest the kingdom of the cross…

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1 author picked The Myth of a Christian Nation as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

It was this book that really put the pieces together for me regarding how my personal religious beliefs and my status as an American citizen should intersect.

Growing up in Christian spaces it was assumed that to be a good American was to be Christian, and to be a good Christian was to be American. Boyd’s book helped me distinguish the two in a new and fresh way.

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