17 essays by Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt (1842-1919)
Blumhardt tells us how we can experience the future Christ promised now, in such a way that death and human misery are overcome. Action in Waiting shatters the walls of institutional Christianity. Having been both a pastor and a politician himself, Blumhardt was qualified to say, "State and church are no soil for the fire of God." All human institutions stand in the way of God's kingdom. "Nothing is more dangerous than a religion: for that is what makes us heathens...God does not care a fig for our religion."
Action in Waiting