Chaos and Grace by Mark Galli
Discovering the Liberating Work of the Holy Spirit

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"To my knowledge, Chaos and Grace is the first story-framed study of the wonderful themes of the liberating presence of God's Spirit--from Genesis to Revelation we get Spirit, Spirit, Spirit, and where the Spirit is, there is freedom."--Scot McKnight, Karl A. Olsson Professor in Religious Studies, North Park University; author of One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow

"Galli calls the church to awake to the Spirit of God--the Spirit who cannot be programmed, coerced, or manipulated. This book will challenge the way you think about the church in America."--Margaret Feinberg,; author of Scouting the Divine and The Organic God

"Mark always makes me think and wrestle with issues--generally mine! Biblical, solid, and honest--Chaos and Grace will force you not just to think but to examine yourself."--Bob Roberts Jr., senior pastor, NorthWood Church; author of Transformation and Glocalization

"Chaos and Grace shows the crucial value of the Holy Spirit's 'power of disorder' as contrasted to the comfortable and easy life of many modern churches. I highly recommend it."--Vinson Synan, dean emeritus, Regent University School of Divinity

"Mark Galli has had it with the idea that life can be controlled or in any way managed. He's yearning for Jesus to really mean freedom. Call this a 'theology of liberation' for evangelicals!"--Paul F. M. Zahl, former dean and president, Trinity School for Ministry; author of Grace in Practice: A Theology of Everyday Life

"Disturbing, upsetting, and disrupting. I finished this book shaken; the more I ponder what I've read, the more I suspect that the things it left rattled are my chains."--Carolyn Arends, recording artist and author

About Mark Galli

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Mark Galli is senior managing editor of Christianity Today. A former Presbyterian minister, he is the author, coauthor, or editor of several books, including Jesus Mean and Wild, A Great and Terrible Love, Beyond Smells and Bells, and Francis of Assisi and His World. Galli lives in Illinois.
Published October 1, 2011 by Baker Books. 203 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Lamenting the ways the contemporary church turns “the gospel of liberation into a religion of control,” Galli (Beyond Smells and Bells), senior managing editor of Christianity Today, explores the work

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