Desire and Deceit: The Real Cost of the New Sexual Tolerance

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Crown Publishing Group, Sep 16, 2008 - Religion - 176 pages
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Are you ready to respond to the most relevant questions of sexuality today?

Lifetime monogamy is passť. Pornography infiltrates nearly every home. Homosexuality is accepted. Lust has been redefined. The family as an institution is questioned.

We are reminded every day that assumptions about what is right and wrong, sexually, are different today than they were fifty–or even ten–years ago. Christian principles that formed the pattern for generations of American families are conspicuously absent. What happened and why? How do we respond to the dramatic shift in our culture’s perspective on sex?

As one of today’s most influential thinkers, Dr. Albert Mohler addresses these critical topics in a thoughtful, cut-to-the-chase style in Desire and Deceit. As you follow Mohler’s guidance in applying biblical solutions to today’s most highly charged issues, you will be not only equipped but also inspired to speak the truth in a society hungry for answers.
 

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A REAL EYE-OPENER

User Review  - IAmANobody - Christianbook.com

This book should be taken as a real eye-opener for those that have supported the gay lifestyle. You will learn just how far the progressive movement has gone to normalize LGBT people in such a short ... Read full review

Biblical Answers with Cultural Insight

User Review  - Joshua Perez - Christianbook.com

As with anything you read by Dr. Mohler, you will be well-informed, equipped, and edified to not only give a defense for the reason for the hope that is within you (1 Peter 3:15), but to contend for ... Read full review

Contents

A New Look at Lust
11
Pornography and the Integrity
27
Homosexuality in Theological Perspective
43
Homosexuality in Theological Perspective
66
Responding to the Challenge
75
The End of Friendship
85
After the Ball
95
The Man as He Really Was
103
Mourning Gay Culture
113
Lesbians Raising Sons
125
The Age of Polymorphous Perversity
135
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Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.†ispresident of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Considered a leader among American evangelicals by Time and Christianity Today magazines, Dr. Mohler hosts two podcasts: The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview, and Thinking in Public, a series of conversations with the day’s leading thinkers. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural, and theological issues.Dr. Mohler has been quoted in†The New York Times,†The Wall Street Journal,†USA Today, and†The Washington Post, and has appeared on programs such as NBC’s†Today Show, ABC’s†Good Morning America, and†The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. He and his wife, Mary, reside in Louisville, Kentucky, and have two children.

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