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Beyond Born Again: Toward Evangelical Maturity

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A critique of modern evangelicals.
Paperback, 172 pages
Published October 30th 2008 by Wildside Press
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David S. T.
Mar 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
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This was different from what I expected, but still pretty good. In this book Price spends a few chapters discussing common mindsets and beliefs from Evangelical "born again" Christians, then he tries to refute them. Mostly this takes the form of showing that perhaps the bible isn't inerrant because of such as the difference in details / revelation between Mark's gospel and the later ones (showing a progression of myth). He later spends a chapter explaining why perhaps Jesus didn't have a physica ...more
Luis C
Jun 16, 2017 rated it liked it
This book has three sections: the first is really interesting. It talks about Evangelicals and their worldview, and how they cope with life in general. In particular, I've profited from the discussion of Evangelism as a subculture (even in areas where they're a majority!). A subculture requires of its members to limit their exposure to the outside world and to have explanations and rationalizations about the causes of the mainstream belief. Also, a subculture has a particular vocabulary, acting ...more
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Robert McNair Price is an American theologian and writer. He teaches philosophy and religion at the Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary, is professor of biblical criticism at the Center for Inquiry Institute, and the author of a number of books on theology and the historicity of Jesus, asserting the Christ myth theory.

A former Baptist minister, he was the editor of the Journal of Higher Criticism
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