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Whatever Became of Sin?

3.90  ·  Rating details ·  42 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Book by Karl Menninger
Paperback, 2nd Ed., 242 pages
Published March 28th 1975 by Hawthorn Books, Inc. (first published 1973)
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Laurie
Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Book desciption from Amazon:
"WHATEVER BECAME OF SIN?" BY KARL MENNINGER, M.D. For many years the name Karl Menninger has been almost synonymous in America with the science and the practice of psychiatry. His book THE HUMAN MIND introduced that branch of medicine to the American public in 1930. In the present book Dr. Menninger attempts to apply psychiatry to a world-wide affliction, the depression, gloom, discouragement and apprehensiveness which are so prevalent. The word "sin" has almost
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Les Wolf
Aug 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
In our permissive society, even through our own silence, we are all guilty of sin by not speaking out against it. We fail to reprove, correct, instruct, object. In other words, we fail to speak out, to be ambassadors for the will of God. In failing to do so, we participate in the folly of modern society.
The title of this book may suggest a narrative that is stodgy, stifling, uptight or preachy. But it is not. The book was encouraging, uplifting, hopeful and challenging. Dr. Menninger has put his
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Greg Kerr
Dec 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
Outdated and biased in it's secular worldview of psychology. Presuppositions of sin and wrath are so far off base from biblical Christianity that ant conclusions he drew were wanting at best.
Arnie
Nov 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful, if somewhat dated book, that suggests that our hesitation to call things "wrong" or "sins" has resulted in our loss of a moral compass. Impactful.
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This is an excellent book. It was written several years ago, but the principals are still the same. Menninger has a lot to share with his readers.
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Karl Augustus Menninger (July 22, 1893 – July 18, 1990) was an American psychiatrist and a member of the Menninger family of psychiatrists who founded the Menninger Foundation and the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.