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By Philip J. Lee

During this penetrating and provocative overview of the present nation of faith and its results on society at huge, Philip J. Lee criticizes conservatives and liberals alike as he strains gnostic motifs to the very roots of yankee Protestantism. With references to a rare spectrum of writings from resources as assorted as John Calvin, Martin Buber, Tom Wolfe, Margaret Atwood, and Emily Dickinson, he probes the consequences of gnostic considering on quite a lot of concerns. Calling for the recovery of a dialectical religion and perform, the ebook issues to confident methods of restoring health and wellbeing to endangered Protestant churches.

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