New From Jonathan
“This book is good news…a magnificent report on lived theology, not just theological ideas and truths, but storied theology, the kind that we find in our Scriptures.” – Eugene Peterson, translator of The Message
The Awakening of Hope re-presents Christian faith by beginning with stories of faithful witness and asking, Why? Why do Christians eat together? Why do we fast? Why would we rather die than kill? These are the questions that help us see why creation and the fall, covenant and community, ethics and evangelism matter. This book and its accompanying DVD project is a contemporary catechism, celebrating lives and stories that wouldn’t make sense if the gospel were not true. And then going one step further, this project shares the good news of Jesus and the way of life that he makes possible.
Check out the Patheos Book Club for online resources about the book and DVD.
Read an early interview with Jonathan about the book.
Watch (and share!) the video trailer for book + DVD.
Listen to a sample chapter from audio book.
Watch a sample session of DVD w/ Jonathan and Shane.
Advance Praise for The Awakening of Hope
“This is a superb and troubling book. The Awakening of Hope gives us the most complete statement to date of what the new monasticism is. To read it is to be rendered humble before the rugged vision that is being lived out here and I, as a lay Christian, am deeply grateful.” – Phyllis Tickle, author, Emergence Christianity: What It Is, Where It Is Going, and Why It Matters
“If you believe that being Christian is adopting a counter-cultural lifestyle, marked by a deep sense of community, then this book is for you. It lets you know that you’re not alone if you abandon an individualistic, consumeristic value system and commit to living in simple ways that are as ancient as the earliest days of the Church.” – Tony Campolo, Eastern University
“Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove has written a brilliant catechism of hope for our desperate, grace-filled time.” – James W. Douglass, author of JFK and the Unspeakable
To arrange an interview or request a review copy, please contact:
Karen Campbell Media, Inc.