Unchristian

Unchristian

What A New Generation Really Thinks About Christianity-- and Why It Matters

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Based on groundbreaking research conducted with sixteen to twenty-nine-year-old non-believers, and featuring responses from a vast array of Christian leaders, this insightful book, filled with motivation and hope, shows Christians how society really perceives them and what can be done to reverse these negative perceptions. 50,000 first printing.

Baker Publishing Group
This DVD curriculum kit developed by the Fermi Project moves the conversation forward by providing key insight into how Christians can change these perceptions when we become more like Jesus. Includes DVD, leader's guide, and interactive website access.

Baker
& Taylor

Based on research conducted on 16- to 29-year-old non-believers, and featuring responses from a vast array of Christian leaders, shows how modern society perceives Christians and explores what can be done to reverse those negative perceptions.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780801070662
080107066X
9780801013003
0801013003
Branch Call Number: 277.3083 K622u 2007
Characteristics: 255 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Lyons, Gabe 1975-

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Jun 07, 2012

Based upon research by the head of the Barna Group, Unchristian examines the differences in attitudes toward some current social issues between older and young christians.<br /><br />Not surprising there is a great difference between the age groups. Younger christians are more influenced by the attitudes of society in general and their nonchristian firends in particular. In most cases the younger christian attitudes are nearly identical to society at large.<br /><br />While attitudes about abortion are most similar between the age groups, attitudes toward homosexuality are least alike..<br /><br />I stopped reading after a few chapters because the topical issues showed such similarity in responses and in treatment by the authors. In short, the authors suggest that christians will have more influence if they actively engage society by participating, and by showing more tolerance and understanding of pluralistic attitudes. the authors criticize traditional christians as hypocritical in the behavior towards personal sin and the sins of others.

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