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Distortion: How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel and Damaging the Faith

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Can the evangelical church be saved?
Peek behind the curtain of some “hip” or “progressive” evangelical churches, past the savvy trends and contemporary music, and what you find may surprise you. Liberal evangelicals—despite how apolitical they claim to be—are gaining ground, promoting a repackaged version of Christianity that distorts the authority of Scripture and is cau
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 2nd 2014 by Frontline
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Brandon Perry
Mar 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved the authors boldness to confront key issues in both our country and our church. I picked this book up after reading a quick blog from the author, and it did not disappoint. I have a lot of preacher friends who have turned into the "cultural preachers" and would highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to get a better understanding on the issues and what cultural is saying to pervert scripture on those issues.
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Jul 05, 2017 rated it liked it
First and foremost, this is a book by a Christian to Christians. Outside the scope of that, a lot of context would be lost or one would be left wondering, "Why do I care?"

As an exposition book describing some history of evangelism and how some churches into something different, it's great. Where it loses a lot of traction is in the argument portion that demonstrates why it is important to hold to certain values. A couple of times, Chelsen Vicari makes a broad list of liberal opinions that are di
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Mark Mitten
May 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
It is very welcome to hear a millennial's defense against hot topics which can be so readily mischaracterized by critics. This is a good resource for a general understanding of big issues that must never be reduced or shrank from, like same-sex marriage, abortion, feminism. It also touches on lesser known issues, like the emerging church movement--which is fundamental for understanding why the "hot topics" have become so muddled among evangelical communities to the point of confusion or fear or ...more
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good information about the perversion of the faith.
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Are you a couch-potato Christian, a cafeteria-style Christian, or a convictional Christian? Chelsen Vicari has been all three.

A few weeks ago, my pastor read an excerpt from an article in a Christian magazine that Chelsen Vicari, Evangelical Program Director for the Institute on Religion and Democray, had written. When I pulled the article up online, I found it to be an excerpt from this book; and to put the article into context, I decided to read it. Religious liberty is increasingly under att
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