This devotional is a compilation of 365 meditations on being a counterculture Christian. Through inspiring true stories and compelling teaching, ...Show synopsisThis devotional is a compilation of 365 meditations on being a counterculture Christian. Through inspiring true stories and compelling teaching, Colson equips readers to expose the false views and values of modern culture and become more effective in evangelism.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. DJ Slightly Scuffed & Slightly Edgeworn. Very Light...Fair. DJ Slightly Scuffed & Slightly Edgeworn. Very Light Shelfwear Overall. Slightly Scuffed Covers. Slight Edgewear. Marks on first page. Marks & Highlighting in text. c52s02.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover Nonfiction. Signed. Yes...Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover Nonfiction. Signed. Yes Religion: A hardcover in excellent condition on living a Christian life in the modern world. A limited edition signed by Colson. Thank you for shopping at an independent bookstore.
Description:Fine in Fine jacket. 576 pages; NF/NF; 3rd printing of a first...Fine in Fine jacket. 576 pages; NF/NF; 3rd printing of a first edition; book is clean and tight; a few small marks on page bottom edges; dj has small 1" chip along back/bottom edge; jacket in brodart wrap.
Description:Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are clean and...Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is good. Cover shows slight wear. Dust jacket is near new. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 574 p. Audience: General/trade.
Description:Very good in very good dust jacket. AR4-DJ is mylar protected....Very good in very good dust jacket. AR4-DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, label on the front, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, light stains on the top page edges, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Limited Pre-publication Edition. Signed by Chuck Colson. A defining book for all Christians.
I have read this book twice. Most recently, I read it aloud with my wife. This was a great experience for us. We are both Christians, only recently becoming on fire for our faith. We both grew up as secular Christians and really had no knowledge or understanding of how a Christian differed from a Non-Christian in the real world. Outside of our acceptance of Christ, most Christians live, behave, consume, and vacation just like non-believers. We watch the same movies, attend the same schools and generally "fit in" the "World."
This is the problem. Over the past 100 years, our culture has been under attack by Secular Humanism and Moral Relativism. Our schools and churches hardly resemble those attended by our Grand Parents. This silent enemy has lived among us, deceptively altering our perception of the world and gradually changing our beliefs of right and wrong. The Church has ceased to act as a counter to this shift. In many cases it is equally deceived. This does not bode well for our nation or Western culture. If we concede everything to Secular Humanism and Moral Relativism, we are doomed.
I was ignorant of the ways in which our culture has been indoctrinated with beliefs and attitudes that are antithetical to Biblical truth. This book is the beginning of an education in the Christian Worldview. It lays a foundation for understanding the purpose of our existence as it is presented in the bible. Using scripture and anecdotes Colson and Pearcey do a wonderful job of presenting this material.
I especially recommend this book if you are a parent with children in the public schools. Public education has eliminated any remnant of the Christian faith from its buildings - but other "faiths" are alive and well. Evolution, environmentalism and human sexuality are all active in the schools, with powerful organizations backing them who are oppositional to Christianity. The kids are sitting ducks! It is critical that we learn the Christian Worldview and teach it to our children. If we don't - who will?
R.I.P. Chuck Colson.
Mr. Colson takes on the culture, which assumes that everything can be explained by science. He argues that the Biblical worldview corresponds better to what we see around us than does science. The book alternates between theory and gripping narratives that support the theoretical points. A strong read!
A very well written, well laid out book comparing and contrasting the Christian Worldview with the Naturalistic Worldview of modern society. Very thought provoking book with many excellent storys to illustrate it's points. A book I have bought extra copies of to pass on to friends.
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