My small group read a chapter from Gerard Hughes’ book God of Surprises recently as a discussion starter on the topic “If Jesus appeared in the flesh today, how would the church receive him?”
The chapter paints a possible contemporary scenario. Jesus certainly upsets more than a few religious conventions here.
I enjoyed it so much that I thought I’d scan and share the chapter with you. I’ve pasted images from the book below (click to enlarge them) or you can download and print the scans.
This is the chapter’s introduction and explanation: