The Body

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Thomas Nelson, May 1, 1996 - Christian life - 496 pages
17 Reviews
A newly released special edition of the life-changing classic from Charles Colson.

Once every generation, a book comes along that defines debate, shapes attitudes, and changes society. The Body is such a book.

Because its message is so powerful and timeless, The Body -- winner of the 1993 Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion and the ECPA Gold Medallion as Book of the Year -- is now presented in a special edition-version that includes a fresh new introduction by the authors and the comprehensive study guide.

In this watershed book, Colson pulls no punches: The church is in an identity crisis. He dares Christians to renounce the petty, sectarian divisions that blunt the church's witness in the world and calls us to affirm our oneness even as we celebrate our diversity.

Provocative and insightful, The Body will inspire discussion and debate for years to come -- and it just might be God's tool to challenge His people to return to the glorious, holy vision for which He created the church.

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User Review  - Timothy La - Goodreads

There is No-Better reading...I have read this book 4 times and preached it's material... Read full review

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User Review  - Philip Esguerra - Goodreads

An excellent analysis of the state of the church today. It opens my mind about the church role in affecting change from without and within. The part of the church in communist eastern Europe is worth the time reading. I will read more of Chuck Colson's book. Read full review

Contents

WHAT IS THE CHURCH?
1
Identity Crisis
21
Gimme That Hot Tub Religion
29
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Chuck Colson was a popular and widely known author, speaker, and radio commentator. A former presidential aide to Richard Nixon and founder of the international ministry Prison Fellowship, he wrote several books that have shaped Christian thinking on a variety of subjects, including Born Again, Loving God, How Now Shall We Live?, The Good Life, and The Faith. His radio broadcast, BreakPoint, at one point aired to two million listeners. Chuck Colson donated all of his royalties, awards, and speaking fees to Prison Fellowship Ministries. For more information go to www.colsoncenter.org.

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