Item description for BEING METHODIST IN THE BIBLE BELT by F. Belton Joyner & Joyner...
Overview This Methodist counterpart to "Being Presbyterian in the Bible Belt" is designed to help readers understand their own faith in the light of the dominant forces of evangelicalism and fundamentalism in the Bible Belt.
Publishers Description This Methodist counterpart to Being Presbyterian in the Bible Belt is designed to help readers understand their own faith in the light of the dominant forces of evangelicalism and fundamentalism in the Bible Belt.
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.12" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN 066422685X ISBN13 9780664226855
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More About F. Belton Joyner & Joyner
F. Belton Joyner Jr. is a retired United Methodist pastor and author of "The Unofficial UM Handbooks" and "Being Methodist in the Bible Belt: A Theological Survival Guide for Youth, Parents, and Other Confused Methodists "and many other books. Currently, he is a visiting lecturer at Duke Divinity School and member of Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church. He lives in Bahama, North Carolina.
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Reviews - What do customers think about BEING METHODIST IN THE BIBLE BELT?
Being Methodist in the Bible belt Aug 31, 2007
funny ,easyto read, information priceless to a long time Methodist like me, I learned a lot from reading this book, it is a reference for me, I'd like to thank the author for writing it
WONDERFUL Jun 26, 2007
This book is a great read and VERY pertinent. It really makes you think and Belton had lots of great ideas. VERY FUNNY.
Funny without being irreverent May 12, 2007
I bought this book shortly after joining a United Methodist church. As a former southern baptist, I found this book very helpful in discerning the differences between the denominations. I've since recommended this book to several friends and family members.
Buy this book May 9, 2005
I concur with Laura's analysis of this book. This is actually an introduction to UMC theology/doctrine, but it is presented in a very readable format. It describes what makes United Methodists distinctive from other denominations while allowing for diversity of belief. Buy it!
Outstanding Jul 22, 2004
Attention ALL United Methodists (whether or not you think you're confused)! This book provides exactly what the title suggests and does so in an organized, intelligent, and humorous way so I won't waste your time elaborating. Buy the book. Better yet, buy 4 copies. Give one to your church library and submit an article for the next issue of your church newsletter calling attention to the new addition. Take the 2nd copy to your Sunday School teacher and volunteer to use the book to teach the next several weeks for him/her. (I'm sure they deserve a break.) Give the 3rd copy to your youth director. (I sure wish it had been available to me as a youth.) Keep the 4th for yourself and loan it out often. I slightly disagree with the authors opinion that the "Bible Belt" is a state of mind. Perhaps, but I think we struggle with these issues much more in the south than anywhere else. Buy the book. You won't regret it.