Dining with the Devil: The Megachurch Movement Flirts with Modernity

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Baker Books, Aug 1, 1993 - Religion - 116 pages
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What shapes the message of the church? The Bible and Spirit? Or society and culture? Os Guinness points out perils of compromise in the church growth movement.
  

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User Review  - Tim Kimberley - Goodreads

A very balanced book. I've seen this book many times and finally decided to dig in. I'm so glad I sat at the feet of Os Guinness on this topic. You can't tell this book is nearly 20 years old. If you are in a mega church or muti-site church this is a good must read to stay the course for Jesus. Read full review

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User Review  - Jason Hernandez - Goodreads

Another great book promoting discernment on an enormous movement within the church. Os calls this book dining with the devil because of Christianity's struggle with the spirit of the age: Modernity ... Read full review

Contents

Opening Meditation
9
One Main Question
35
Four Main Steps in Compromise
55
Six Main Carriers of Modernity
69
The Celestial Railroad by Nathaniel Hawthorne
91
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About the author (1993)

Os Guinness is a philosopher, social critic, and the author of many books, including Time for Truth, The Call, and Long Journey Home. He was born in China, educated in England, and has worked in the Washington, DC, area for more than 25 years. He has been a freelance reporter for the BBC, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a guest scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies. In 1991, Dr. Guinness founded the Trinity Forum, which hosts discussions with senior leaders in business and politics. He speaks widely at universities and business and political conferences around the world. He lives in McLean, Virginia, with his wife, Jenny.

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