Velvet Elvis is the first book from Rob Bell, the New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins. Selected as one of 2011’s most influential people by Time Magazine, pastor Bell offers original and refreshingly personal perspectives on what Christianity is truly all about in Velvet Elvis. A vibrant voice for a new generation of Christians—the most recognizable Christian leader among young adults—Rob Bell inspires readers to take a fresh look at traditional questions of faith.
About the Author
Rob Bell is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and spiritual teacher. His books include Love Wins, How to Be Here, What We Talk About When We Talk About God, Velvet Elvis, The Zimzum of Love, Sex God, Jesus Wants to Save Christians, and Drops Like Stars. He hosts the weekly podcast The Robcast, which was named by iTunes as one of the best of 2015. He was profiled in The New Yorker and in TIME Magazine as one of 2011’s hundred most influential people. He and his wife, Kristen, have three children and live in Los Angeles.
“Joy, awe, raw honesty, and an appreciation for the mystery of faith permeate the pages.” — Christianity Today
“Bell is at the forefront of a rethinking of Christianity in America.” — Time magazine
“One of the country’s most influential evangelical pastors.” — New York Times
“This is faithful, creative Christianity, and Gen-Xers especially will find Bell a welcome guide to the Christian faith.” — Publishers Weekly
“One of the nation’s rock-star-popular young pastors.” — USA Today
“Rob Bell is one of the hottest names in contemporary evangelical life.” — Boston Globe
“Bell presents a fresh picture of Jesus for those who have trouble with the traditional portrait.” — Kansas City Star
“A sensitive yet radical plea for simple Christian living.” — South Florida Sun-Sentinel