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A Face de Deus
Horton's concern is with "feel-good faith" which he sees as a reappearance of subjective, gnostic elements in evangelical Christianity. He calls for a return to the teachings of Paul as a corrective to the unbiblical mystical spirituality of our day.
Paperback, 254 pages
Published 1999 by Editora Cultura Cristã
(first published September 23rd 1996)
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Dr. Horton did an excellent job of pointing out ways in which the contemporary church has become more gnostic than orthodox in its beliefs and practices, following a theology of glory (unrestrained intimacy with God) rather than a theology of the cross. It actually helped to understand why I became so dissatisfied with the Pentecostal church I belonged to for many years.
Dr. Horton has taught apologetics and theology at Westminster Seminary California since 1998. In addition to his work at the Seminary, he is the president of White Horse Inn, for which he co-hosts the White Horse Inn, a nationally syndicated, weekly radio talk-show exploring issues of Reformation theology in American Christianity. He is also the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. Befo...moreMore about Michael S. Horton...