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Cover-Up in the Kingdom: Phone Sex, Lies, And God's Great Apologist, Ravi Zacharias

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The great evangelist, Ravi Zacharias, had been a pretender for decades. The influential apostle to the Academy had built a self-named empire by claiming for himself academic credentials that he did not have. He told fans and donors that he was "a professor at Oxford" and a "visiting scholar at Cambridge." He told them that he had been "educated in Cambridge," where he had ...more
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Todd Wilhelm
Feb 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is a well researched, documented and written book which exposes the fraudulent life of Ravi Zacharias.

Baughman reveals that Zacharias, almost from the day he claims he became a Christian, was prone to "exaggerating" his accomplishments (a generous description) or, more accurately, lying about them.

Baughman, an atheist, nonetheless values truth and integrity more than any Christian celebrity in the Evangelical world that I am familiar with. He has done a great service to Evangelicalism by w
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Tony Lee Ross Jr.
Feb 26, 2019 rated it really liked it
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The padded credentials of Ravi Zacharias has long been a problem and controversy in some circles, but Baughman brings it to the forefront with numerous piles of evidence to show that he (or his staff) presented his honorary doctorates as if they were actual doctorates and Zacharias embellishing some of his claims about studying at Oxford and things of that nature. To me, this is the more serious issue than the "phone sex" controversy.

Whatever happened between Ravi and that woman, God knows. Bau
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Steve
Feb 09, 2019 rated it it was ok
Baughman has convingly laid out the evidence of Zacharias over claims and padding of his resume. Claiming multiple earned doctorates (none where earned, they are honorary), claiming to be a visiting professor at Oxford and Cambridge (this is also false), and the sexting scandal and the resulting cover-up.

The biggest problem with this book, is the extreme rhetoric used and Baughman's conjecture of Zacharias intentions. He could not know his intentions. Here he strayed from the facts and merely m
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