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Preview — How Now Shall We Live? by Charles W. Colson
How Now Shall We Live?
I was introduced to this book when I attended a C.S. Lewis retreat. The book that was recommended was Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey who is the co-author of this book. This was also recommended along with that book.
This book deals with the concept of the Christian worldview. It definitely takes the stance from "This Little Light of mine" which says "Hide it under a bushel? No! I'm gonna let it shine." T ...more
By the time Charles Colson got out of prison, having been convicted for acts of political skullduggery during the Watergate scandal, he had converted to Evangelical Christianity. This book was his best-seller, an homage to Francis Schaeffer, the presuppositional millenialist who in the 1970's left the quiet life of a Christian intellectual to help lead the evangelicals to the heights of political activism we see today in the U.S. Presuppositionalists can be recognized by their severe overuse of...more
The book can be shoddily be summed up as an in-depth look at how a person's/society's view of 3 things (creation, fall and redemption) shape their reaction to most every decision and action in life. From our politics to parenting to pop culture, Colston takes time to explain how the Chr ...more
I gave it a five star rating for its historicity. And am going to keep it to give to the family. These days history gets rewritten so easily that I would like my family to have some facts and truth for the future.
Chuck Colson presents in-depth logic and reasoning behind the Christian worldview as it relates to many aspects of our culture. My biggest take-away is that I need to be well-equipped to defend and live my beliefs boldly in such a way that is intellectual, well-reasoned, and compassionate. I really enjoyed the stories that he shared of others modeling the Ch ...more
I have both in my library. For the quick reference or topical study I use the paperback text. For ...more
Charles Colson is a recently discovered author for me, the only other book I've read by him is "Loving God" which was also great.
I'm glad I read it, and strongly encourage everyone to look into it.
I'll finish this someday when I'm in a more studious mood.