Peter Rollins
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Peter Rollins

Peter Rollins is a provocative writer, lecturer, storyteller and public speaker who has gained an international reputation for overturning traditional notions of religion and forming "churches" that preach the Good News that we can't be satisfied, that life is difficult, and that we don't know the secret.

Challenging the idea that faith concerns questions relating to belief Peter shows that an incendiary and irreligious reading of Christianity is possible: one that destroys the distinction between sacred and secular, blurs the lines between theism and atheism and sets aside questions regarding life after death to explore the possibility of a life before death.

This approach has been christened "pyrotheology," and aims at burning up the basic assumptions that both critics and advocates of religion hold concerning the life of faith.

Peter gained his higher education from Queens University, Belfast and has earned degrees (with distinction) in Scholastic Philosophy (BA Hons), Political Theory (MA) and Post-Structural thought (PhD). He is the author of numerous books, including Insurrection, The Idolatry of God and The Divine Magician. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, currently lives in LA and will die.

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    • The Idolatry of God

    • Breaking Our Addiction to Certainty and Satisfaction
    • By: Peter Rollins
    • Narrated by: Peter Rollins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Whether listeners are devout believers or distant seekers, The Idolatry of God shows that we must lay down our certainties and honestly admit our doubts to identify with Jesus....

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    • Finally.

    • By Brandy Wood on 08-30-16

    Regular price: $17.99

    • The Orthodox Heretic

    • And Other Impossible Tales
    • By: Peter Rollins
    • Narrated by: Peter Rollins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
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    For so many, the Christian faith is viewed as little more than a drug that enables the weak to escape reality. An opiate that helps its users to avoid facing the injustice of the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Read

    • By Ricky on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Insurrection

    • To Believe is Human. To Doubt, Divine.
    • By: Peter Rollins
    • Narrated by: Joshua Swanson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The controversial author and speaker Peter Rollins proclaims that the Christian faith is not primarily concerned with questions regarding life after death but with the possibility of life before death.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Christianity in HD

    • By John R. on 01-24-17

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