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Flirting with the World

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 135 pages
Published December 31st 1990 by Shaw Books (first published January 1st 1983)
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David Campton
I went back to read this 30 years after first doing so, as it was one of the formative books I had read as a young Christian regarding how we should engage with the world at large and the different standards/worldviews that Christians should have. The intervening years have made the somewhat separatist mindset of the author and the world from which he was writing seem very distant from the world we now live in, although some of what he has to say re sexuality etc still echoes in the attitudes of ...more
Sam Boychuk
May 12, 2010 Sam Boychuk rated it it was ok
Was ok. Was fascinated to read a good christian book by someone from my hometown. That said the information has been presented better by other authors like Edwin Louis Cole and Ray Comfort, etc. Still a stimulating read and definitaly readable, but i probably would not recommend the book. I do no agree with a few of the points. White's book on sexual problems, the title escapes me, is more interesting, but again i do not entire agree with it. I would recommend White's books (of the two i've ...more
Abigail
Apr 10, 2013 Abigail rated it it was amazing
Lost? Experimenting? Addicted? Flying through the world holding onto the blue sky, falling up, counting up all the possessions your own and thinking that is your wealth? Then you're a work-in-progress flirting with the world. Materialism, the worldly in the world and society is not going to save the socialite, the prince or the pauper. It is going to take something else.
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