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By Peter J. Leithart

How may a conservative Christian—an ordained minister with a beard, no less—be opposed to not just Christianity, yet theology, sacraments, and ethics in addition? but that's the stance Peter Leithart takes during this provocative "theological bricolage."Seeking to reconsider evangelical notions of tradition, church, and kingdom, Leithart bargains a chain of brief essays, aphorisms, and parables that problem the present dichotomies that govern either Christian and non-Christian pondering church and kingdom, the secular and the religious.But his argument isn't really constrained to being purely "against." Leithart unearths a miles better imaginative and prescient of Christian society, outlined via the tales, symbols, rituals, and ideas of a renewed community—the urban of God.

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