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 said CWLF as a powerful outreach to the counterculture. The e-book incorporated a foreword through David W. Gill, former CWLF chief, student, and writer, contributing chapters from BST's individuals: Gene Burkett, Charlie Lehman, Susan Dockery Andrews, Father James Bernstein, and Jeanne DeFazio, editor of the ebook. 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 information the cultural contributions of the Jesus flow. This ebook will attract the newborn growth new release in addition to millennials. it's a source paintings for a person drawn to spiritual historical past, Christian theater and the humanities, and in how child boomers embraced the Jesus stream. The images of BST's Sproul Plaza performances will appeal all readers.

"Berkeley highway Theatre is a decision for Christians to exploit theater to draw and convict seekers . . . I hugely suggest the studying and use of Berkeley highway Theatre for these drawn to historical past, considerate and artistic outreach, and sensible, hands-on information."
--Aida Besancon Spencer, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary; writer of God during the having a look Glass: Glimpses from the Arts

"Many humans have had detrimental church reports yet nonetheless need to know extra approximately God. in the event that they are reluctant to step again right into a church neighborhood, Christian theater is definitely the right parable to bridge the distance. I wholeheartedly suggest this ebook since it versions theater as Christian outreach."
--Teresa plant life, writer of How to Have an angle of Gratitude at the evening Shift

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

"Theatrical construction is the right chance to teach Christian truths modeled in way of life. humans don't need to be talked at, yet particularly are looking to draw their very own conclusions from pleasing productions. This e-book 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 at the moment an Athanasian educating student at Gordon Conwell heart for city Ministerial schooling in Boston and a co-editor with William David Spencer of Redeeming the Screens (2016), a co-author with Teresa plants of How to Have An angle of Gratitude at the evening Shift (2014), and a co-editor with John P. Lathrop of Creative how one can construct Christian Community (2013).

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