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By Jeanne C. DeFazio,David W. Gill

Berkeley highway Theatre chronicles Christian global Liberation Front's 1969-1975 ministry to the counterculture. based by means of Jack Sparks, CWLF used to be featured within the June 1971 Time Magazine's epic "Jesus Revolution" variation. Reverend Billy Graham backed the CWLF outreach and observed CWLF as a powerful outreach to the counterculture. The ebook incorporated a foreword via David W. Gill, former CWLF chief, pupil, and writer, contributing chapters from BST's contributors: Gene Burkett, Charlie Lehman, Susan Dockery Andrews, Father James Bernstein, and Jeanne DeFazio, editor of the publication. half of this paintings outlines Christian Guerilla theater following the timeline of BST with contributing chapters from: JMD Myers, Joanne Petronella, Jozy Pollock, Olga Soler, and Sheri Pedigo. William David Spencer's afterword info the cultural contributions of the Jesus circulate. This e-book will attract the newborn growth new release in addition to millennials. it's a source paintings for a person attracted to spiritual heritage, Christian theater and the humanities, and in how child boomers embraced the Jesus circulation. The images of BST's Sproul Plaza performances will appeal all readers.

"Berkeley road Theatre is a decision for Christians to exploit theater to draw and convict seekers . . . I hugely suggest the analyzing and use of Berkeley highway Theatre for these attracted to background, considerate and artistic outreach, and useful, hands-on information."
--Aida Besancon Spencer, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; writer of God throughout the taking a look Glass: Glimpses from the Arts

"Many humans have had destructive church stories yet nonetheless need to know extra approximately God. in the event that they are reluctant to step again right into a church group, Christian theater is the proper parable to bridge the distance. I wholeheartedly propose this publication since it versions theater as Christian outreach."
--Teresa vegetation, writer of How to Have an angle of Gratitude at the evening Shift

"I suggest this e-book since it explains how Christian theater brings humans to Jesus. This publication combines love of Jesus and love of acting arts jointly. Bravo!"
--Monica "Happy" C. Valdivieso, appearing artist

"Theatrical construction is the proper chance to teach Christian truths modeled in way of life. humans don't desire to be talked at, yet really are looking to draw their very own conclusions from pleasing productions. This publication sincerely indicates religion in motion via a theatrical method of ministry."
--Gemma Wenger, M. Ed., attractiveness for Ashes tv and Radio Ministry, Los Angeles

Jeanne C. DeFazio holds an MA in faith from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. She is presently an Athanasian educating student at Gordon Conwell middle for city Ministerial schooling in Boston and a co-editor with William David Spencer of Redeeming the Screens (2016), a co-author with Teresa vegetation of How to Have An angle of Gratitude at the evening Shift (2014), and a co-editor with John P. Lathrop of Creative how you can construct Christian Community (2013).

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