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Undiluted

Undiluted

Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus

by Benjamin L. Corey

"You'll find in this book a jolt of full-strength gospel and high-test challenge—along with undiluted encouragement."

—Brian D. McLaren, author, speaker, and activist

Join a LIVE CHAT on Undiluted with Ben Corey and guests Zach Hoag, Matthew Paul Turner, David Henson and Reba Riley on Wed. Sept. 17 at 1 pm EDT. Click here to register!

Undiluted: About the Book and Author

Undiluted: About the Book and Author

Undiluted takes a hard look at the ways American culture has caused us to miss out on the most important aspect of Christian faith: Jesus.

Finding Jesus: A Q&A with Ben Corey

Finding Jesus: A Q&A with Ben Corey

“The more I wrote about the radical nature of Jesus’ message, the more I felt willing, one hundred times over, to completely sacrifice whatever it takes to continue living it out.”

Praise for Undiluted

Praise for Undiluted

"If every Christian took seriously the themes in this book, our churches would be revolutionized and our world would be transformed." —Kurt Willems, The Pangea Blog

Undiluted: Read Chapter One!

Undiluted: Read Chapter One!

"There's nothing good about a watered-down soggy, bland Jesus—but we've got to stop pointing to "the others" as the ones responsible for it, and start turning those fingers inward."

Formerly Fundie Blog

Formerly Fundie Blog

Visit Ben Corey's popular Patheos blog here.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

The Book to Hand to Your Friends about the Kind of Jesus You Follow

The Book to Hand to Your Friends about the Kind of Jesus You Follow

Kurt Willems

What would it look like to remove the muck and mire of American culture from the deep well of the Christian faith to reveal an undiluted Jesus?

The Personal and Pointed Challenge of Undiluted

The Personal and Pointed Challenge of Undiluted

Zach Hoag

Really, it’s choosing to take the first step down the path of being a follower of Jesus and Jesus alone, and then letting him lead the way.

Give Me Jesus

Give Me Jesus

Elizabeth Nordquist

This book offers a strong, provocative word for all of us on the Way together. Oh, give us Jesus!

An Anabaptist Book at Heart

An Anabaptist Book at Heart

Frank Viola

Undiluted is on the progressive end of the Christian spectrum, although Ben is largely an Anabaptist at heart — a lineage I happily stand in myself. 

An Accessible Escape-Hatch for Disaffected Fundamentalists

An Accessible Escape-Hatch for Disaffected Fundamentalists

Morgan Guyton

In each of Corey’s chapters, he explores a radicalism to Jesus’ true gospel that is often the opposite of what we were taught in conservative evangelical Christianity growing up.

Creating a Straw Man?

Creating a Straw Man?

Amber M. Stamper

As a rhetorician, I couldn't overlook the fact that Corey’s argument depends entirely on the creation of a straw man of an enemy known as the “American church.” Such a portrayal is disingenuous and even dangerous for a variety of reasons...

Calling Fundamentalists Back to Fundamentals

Calling Fundamentalists Back to Fundamentals

Phil Fox Rose

Undiluted offers those from a fundamentalist tradition a way out of the political quagmire their movement has descended into.

Seeking Jesus and His Kingdom

Seeking Jesus and His Kingdom

David Swartz

Corey spends some of his best space on describing the Kingdom of God and what it means to seek it first, to lay down our lives for it.

Ben Corey and Frank Schaeffer On Undiluted

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