Leonard Sweet
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Leonard Sweet

Len Sweet (www.leonardsweet.com) was born of a mixed marriage: his mother was a fiery Pilgrim Holiness-ordained preacher from the mountains of West Virginia and his quiet father a Free Methodist lay leader from the Adirondack mountains of upstate New York. After a deconversion at 17, when Len set about less sowing wild oats than planting prairies, he became an atheist intellectual and scholar dedicated to exposing the nincompoopery and poppycockery, if not tomfoolery and skullduggery of all religions. After this seven-year period of liminality, Len came back to the faith of his ancestors, where he has been ever since, exploring the "insterstices" and "semiotics" of religion, culture and history. He uses two words to describe himself: semiotician and interstitial. In other words, he is obsessed with two questions: "Where have you been?" and "Where are you going?"

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    • The Jesus Manifesto

    • It's Time to Restore the Supremacy of Jesus Christ
    • By: Leonard Sweet, Frank Viola
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What is Christianity? It is Christ. Nothing more, nothing less. Christianity is not an ideology and not a philosophy....

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    • By Peter C. on 01-06-18

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    • The Bad Habits of Jesus

    • Showing Us the Way to Live Right in a World Gone Wrong
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Dean Gallagher
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Did Jesus have bad habits? In our culture we have a tendency to describe Jesus in ways that soften his revolutionary edge. Len Sweet uncovers and presents to us the offensive and scandalous Jesus....

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    • My I have the bad habits of Jesus

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-26-17

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    • Jesus

    • A Theography
    • By: Leonard Sweet, Frank Viola
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    In this compelling work, authors Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola reclaim the entire Bible as a gripping narrative about Jesus Christ....

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    • By Lone on 10-22-12

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    • So Beautiful

    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Using the poignant life of John Newton as a touchstone, Sweet calls for the re-union of these three essential, complementary strands of the Christian life....

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    • A deeper level of the beauty of Christ

    • By R. L. Richter on 11-07-16

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    • I Am a Follower

    • The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Leonard Sweet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    It's time to leave the leadership obsession behind. It's never been about leading.“Leadership” has become a runaway obsession for those who are called to equip the body of Christ for service in the Kingdom of God....

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    • A manual for those on the Journey

    • By R. L. Richter on 05-04-12

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    • Nudge

    • Awakening Each Other to the God Who's Already There
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Dean Gallagher
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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    Pay attention. Brace yourself. This audio book is set to revolutionize your understanding of evangelism.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nudge by L Sweet

    • By Peter C. on 08-13-18
    • Awakening Each Other to the God Who's Already There
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Dean Gallagher
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 07-27-11
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    • Soul Tsunami

    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Leonard Sweet
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
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    Do you hear it coming? The SoulTsunami, a mind-bending conglomeration of techno-culture and...

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    • Soul Salsa

    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Leonard Sweet
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
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    Getting a Christian worldview is all the rage these days. But how about a Christian worldlife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get Dancing

    • By Sheldon on 09-04-04

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    • Mother Tongue

    • How Our Heritage Shapes Our Story
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Larry Wayne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Most people know Leonard Sweet, one of the world's most influential evangelicals, as a cultural critic who helps us see how to get in front of the future rather than be bowled over by it....

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    • Jesus Drives Me Crazy!

    • Lose Your Mind, Find Your Soul
    • By: Leonard Sweet
    • Narrated by: Eric Turner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book calls Christians to the World According to NUTS...where NUTS is an acronym for Never Underestimate the Spirit....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read!

    • By Matthew C. Robinson on 06-08-16

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