Harvard Memorial Church pastor Peter Gomes discusses The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus.
Excessive focus on the Bible and doctrines about Jesus have led the Christian church astray. According to Gomes, in order to recover the transformative power of the gospel - "the good news" - we must go beyond the Bible and rediscover how to live out Jesus' original revolutionary message of hope- Tattered Cover
The Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes is an American Baptist minister ordained to the Christian Ministry by The First Baptist Church of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Since 1970 he has served in The Memorial Church, Harvard University; and since 1974 as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in The Memorial Church.
His most recent work, The Scandalous Gospel of Jesus, includes extensive commentary and observation on the interrelations of Church and State throughout history and particularly in recent US history.