Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller is one of those books that you can sink in to with a lot of aha's and "yes exactly!" kind of moments. At least for me it was. Growing up in the American Christian culture of the southeastern US I had a lot of questions and concerns about my faith even into adulthood. This book brought a freedom to my faith and sparked a passion for people like I never had before. With his brutal honesty, sharing his thoughts and feelings, Donald Miller brings to light what many people, who are Christians think but are afraid to say, do but are afraid to show, desire but are afraid to try.
Blue Like Jazz helped me discover true freedom from religion.
Blue Like Jazz was published in 2003. In a recent blog post the author, Donald Miller, explains why he is glad he is not the same guy he was then,