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Time: December 23, 2012 from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Horizon Books
Street: 243 E. Front St.
City/Town: Traverse City
Website or Map: http://www.horizonbooks.com
Event Type: literary
Organized By: Horizon Books, Traverse City
Latest Activity: Dec 20, 2012
Christine Berghoef, Cracking the Pot, and Bryan Berghoef, Pub Theology: Beer, Conversation, God, sign their books at Horizon Books.
In her engrossing memoir, Christine Berghoef takes us on a journey exploring the simplicity and complexity of faith. Growing up certain she knew what life with God entailed, Berghoef soon found out otherwise.
This vivid account, beginning in a conservative religious subculture that valued knowing the "right" answers over asking questions, takes readers on a voyage beyond dogmatism. No topic is off-limits, no stone is left unturned in this quest to discover what one really can know about God and faith, life and politics.
From London to New York to Ann Arbor, people are gathering in pubs and bars to communicate, connect, and learn from one another over the topic of religion, of all things. In Pub Theology, pastor, writer and pub theologian, Bryan Berghoef draws from his own experience in one such setting in northern Michigan.
Berghoef contends that for too long the church has insisted on setting the terms for how one can find and encounter God. Yet what if God is to be found in places we haven't been looking at all: in a coworker who doesn't believe in God, in a Buddhist neighbor,in a friend who prefers a yoga studio to a sanctuary?