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Summary

Rob Bell's bestseller Love Wins tackled subjects church leaders have been afraid to touch. Now he asks the biggest question faced by any Christian: How do we know God?

Although 2000 years of Christendom has seen huge changes in our broader understanding of our place in the world, belief remains rooted in archaism and tradition. Rob Bell believes we need to drop our primitive, tribal views of God and instead embrace the God who wants us to reach the potential within us; people who understand their universe of quarks and quantum string dynamics, but who recognise our fundamental need for stories of heroes and sacrifice and profound longing for a guiding force larger than ourselves.

What We Talk About When We Talk About God will reveal that God is not in need of repair to catch him up with today's world, so much as we need to discover the God who goes before us and beckons us forward. A book full of mystery, controversy, and reverence, What We Talk About When We Talk About God promises not to disappoint.

©2014 Rob Bell (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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<"When I first started reading it, I was highlighting my favorite passages, but then I realized - what's the point? I've marked every page! What We Talk About When We Talk About God is what I mean by a 'super soulful' book. It just wowed me." (Oprah)
"Wonderful, winsome material for someone who is confused about God." ( Christianity Magazine)
"Fascinating, fresh... hugely readable and extremely challenging." ( Good Book Guide)
"There's something different about Rob Bell… We should pay attention to this book" (Chine Mbubaegbu for Threads UK)

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Not Just for Christians!

A great book on understanding some things that are beyond this world. Understanding how science and Christianity should be embraced together. A great book for all even those who aren't Christians! Ill come back to this one again!

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Amazing

The truth resonates with every word Rob speaks!

The Bible now makes more sense to me and allows me to swap my life long sense of heaviness, angst and worry for marvel, hope and peace!

Well done Rob

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Excellent!

A wonderful call out of the grave of religion to a fully engaged life with the one GOD (Father, Son and Holy Spirit), who is everywhere in His creation!