Against the Night: Living in the New Dark Ages

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Gospel Light Publications, Jun 1, 1999 - Religion - 221 pages
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Ten years ago in top-selling Against the Night, Charles Colson described the ominous shadows that have engulfed politics, family life and education. Today as we face the new millennium, the book is still pertinent, as the darkness seems in many ways to have thickened. Against the Night, however, is not pessimistic. It gives hope that as we regain our vision of living in God's kingdom and being God's people, we will be a light in the darkness. Colson's new foreword relates the teaching of Against the Night to life in the new millennium, and the study guide helps individuals and groups appropriate it.

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User Review  - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing

I thought it might be good to open this with a little statement regarding good old Chuck Colson. He worked for the Nixon administration during the Watergate Scandal, and when it broke, he was one who ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bjace - LibraryThing

Calls the church to be part of the moral rehabilitation of the world. Good, not great, exposition of the subject. Colson presents a more balanced approach than other cultural apologists. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

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.

Vaughn received her bachelor's degree from the University of Richmond and her master's in English literature from Georgetown University. She serves as Editorial Director for Prison Fellowship Ministries. She lives with her husband, Lee.

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