“Seeds of De(con)struction” by Nat Turney: A Faith Journey Worth Taking

“Seeds of De(con)struction” by Nat Turney: A Faith Journey Worth Taking September 8, 2023

Hey, Snarky Faith fam! If you’re looking for a book that will shake up your spiritual world, look no further than Seeds of De(con)struction by Nat Turney. This isn’t just another faith book; it’s a spiritual manifesto that challenges, enlightens, and uplifts. Let’s dive in, shall we?

The Drips of Wisdom

One of the most captivating aspects of this book is the metaphor of “drips.” Turney brilliantly uses this to symbolize the gradual accumulation of wisdom and enlightenment. Forget the grand revelations; enlightenment is about the small, consistent insights that build up over time. It’s a refreshing take that resonates deeply with anyone who’s been on a faith journey.

The Scandalous Church

Turney doesn’t shy away from the tough topics. He dives headfirst into the murky waters of church scandals, leadership flaws, and the misuse of power within religious institutions. But here’s the kicker: this isn’t a takedown of the church. It’s a call to action, a plea for reform, and an invitation to a more authentic faith dialogue. It’s about recognizing that the church is flawed but also capable of transformation.

The Fear Factor

The book also tackles the issue of fear and violence as tools for control within the church. It’s a critical view that’s both unsettling and liberating. Turney challenges us to question these fear-based tactics and to seek a faith that’s rooted in love, compassion, and inclusivity.

The Power of Deconstruction

Deconstruction is a buzzword that’s been floating around faith circles for a while now. Turney, however, gives it a fresh spin. He argues that deconstruction isn’t about tearing down; it’s about breaking open. It’s about dismantling the walls that confine us to experience a more authentic, personal spirituality.

Why You Should Read It

“Seeds of De(con)struction” is a game-changer. It’s a book that invites you to question, to challenge, and to grow. It’s a journey that takes you through the highs and lows of faith, leaving you with a deeper, more nuanced understanding of spirituality. If you’re looking for a faith book that’s as thought-provoking as it is transformative, this is it.

In a world where faith often feels like an all-or-nothing game, Seeds of De(con)struction offers a third way. It’s a way that embraces the complexities, the questions, and the doubts that come with a spiritual journey. It’s a way that celebrates the transformative power of faith, even as it challenges us to be better, to do better.

So, if you’re tired of the same old faith narratives and you’re ready for something that will shake you to your core, grab a copy of Seeds of De(con)struction. Trust us; it’s a faith journey worth taking.


Find Seeds of De(con)struction on Amazon! 

Check out Nat Turney’s podcast: This Is Not Church

About Stuart Delony
My hope with Snarky Faith is to incite change no matter how big or small. I want to cultivate conversations that help people to look for new ways to live out their faith. I'm also one of the weird ones who think that God still moves today - we're just looking in the wrong places. You can read more about the author here.

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