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Do committed Christians need to withdraw from society? This is the question that many people are asking. No one can predict how the future will look, but one thing is clear. We don’t need countercultural gestures, so much as the grace of Christ.

By an Unexpected Way explores true stories of modern men and women living and sharing their faith against remarkable odds. Through the grace of Christ, they have embraced the tasks of evangelization where they are, with the tools they have. An ultimate illustration of the “show, don’t tell” mantra, By an Unexpected Way is a manual for evangelization brought to life.

From the founders of adventure camps, festivals, and coffeehouses, to the architects of Catholic mental health networks, parish renewal, and transformed neighborhoods, learn how to sustain your faith and renew your community. With replicable ideas, further reading, and concrete resources, By an Unexpected Way not only inspires, but offers the concrete guidance you need to build Christian culture in your own circumstances.


About the Author

Gwen Adams, PhD

Gwen Adams, PhD, is a writer, speaker, visiting professor of Theology at the Augustine Institute in Denver, Colorado, and the founder of Bardstreet, offering youth theater camps, seminars, and other ventures. Learn more at Bardstreet.com.


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– 248 Pages
– 5.25" x 8"

Based on interviews with:

–Mary Pat Donoghue, executive director of the Secretariat of Catholic Education for the USCCB

–Janet E. Smith, professor and author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later

–Edward Sri, professor, author, and vice president of formation for the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS)

–Michael Hanby, author and professor at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family

–Psychologist Kathryn Benes

The rock band Scythian

–And many more...



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