Myths, Lies, & Half-Truths: How Misreading the Bible Neutralizes Christians
by Gary DeMar
Gary DeMar presents, explains, and explodes fifteen of the most common myths held among millions of Christians and which are effectively rendering them neutral. The lack of Church involvement in the social and political issues can be attributed, at least in part, to the impact of these myths, lies, and half-truths. Regardless of one's back ground or church affiliation, thi...more
Hardcover, 293 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by American Vision
(first published 2004)
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This book seemed a bit disorganized to me. A collection of biblical myths to debunk is a good topic, but sometimes it was hard to see the connecting threads. At times it seems to be making eschatology the main point, then it jumps to political philosophy and to Christian duty in government. That said the book is very well documented with quotations and references, so you can easily chase the rabbit trails if you are so inclined. I've ready some of Gary DeMar's other books on end times, which are...more
An excellent book for Christians about making a difference in our world. Gary DeMar takes to tasks Christians who divorce themselves from the political process either because they believe the rapture is just around the corner, so why bother; or because they believe the Bible only endorses evangelism but not engagement in the culture and govenment, etc. His arguments are cogent, intelligent, logical, and heavily based on Scripture which commands Christians to be engaged not only in evangelism, bu...more
Gary is a graduate of Western Michigan University (1973) and earned his M.Div. at Reformed Theological Seminary in 1979. In 2007, he earned his Ph.D. in Christian Intellectual History from Whitefield Theological Seminary. Author of countless essays, news articles, and more than 27 book titles, he also hosts The Gary DeMar Show, and History Unwrapped—both broadcasted and podcasted. Gary has lived i...moreMore about Gary DeMar...