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Publisher's Summary

Using Jesus' words about John the Baptist in Matthew 11, Erwin McManus urges readers to flee "civilized" religion and return to the "barbarian way" of following Christ.
©2005 Erwin Raphael McManus (P)2005 Thomas Nelson Publishers

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Excellent and not for the faint of faith

Mcmanus really delves into what it took (and takes) to follow Jesus. Not learn a religion, just follow Jesus. If you're tired of the message of "be a good boy and God will smile on you" then this is the book for you.

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The Barbarian Way

When you can't compromise anymore and your wondering if there's anyone out there that understands...

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  • 02-13-11

Be prepared to go savage - Excellent Listening!

Thank you for writing this book it kicked me in the spiritual butt. As a construction worker I listening I was walking through the job site laughing and crying. McManus nails it and if a person is not careful this book with tear their whole world apart in a God way.

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This book was to me like deep breaths of air on a mountain top. Deep because it strikes to the heart. But unpolluted and shockingly crisp like mountian air, reminding me of what I thought I had to put up with as normal.

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Wow!

This book is fabulous! I've read it twice through already & loved it even more after the second read. The information is so important to me because it verified what other barbarians in their love for Christ go through mentally & what can happen when when you stop listening to God's voice from within.

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Wow!

Such a powerful book! Thank you Erwin!!! I feel an unleashing inside taking place! Definitely a must read!!

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Raw, powerful,l for you right now, listen!

Wake the primitive uncivilized Love Jesus died to give. Be moved . God loves risky edge dancing world changing Christians. Take a chance make a mistake , make a differance, restore the Fire of passion Let this message tear the vail and touch your heart

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Fantastic!

Much needed message for all Believers. Convicting, encouraging, and a must-read for anyone who genuinely desires to passionately follow Jesus.

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Good overall premise

quick read. what I didn't care for was it's a bit gimmicky. otherwise very enjoyable.

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powerful , convinced me to be a Barbian in Christ

Never a dull moment. Brought conviction opened my horizons to take risk in serving Christ

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  • Tony Campbell
  • 12-07-17

wow

Every western Christian should read this book. It is so gently firm in the way it challenges.

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  • 12-20-19

I get the message.

I get the message and agree with the context but I found it a little hard to listen to the author/narrator. I found it was overly embellished and hard to listen to after an hour or so. Would have been better read by an accomplished narrator.

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  • Liam Kelly
  • 12-30-18

Challenging!

great listen! real and personal. I've been challenged and will need to make changes to some aspects of my life