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Bad religion : how we became a nation of heretics

Author: Ross Gregory Douthat
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Traces the decline of Christianity in America since the 1950s, posing controversial arguments about the role of heresy in the nation's downfall while calling for a revival of traditional Christian practices.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Gregory Douthat
ISBN: 9781439178300 1439178305 9781439178348 1439178348
OCLC Number: 741542477
Description: x, 337 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : a nation of heretics --
The lost world --
The locust years --
Accommodation --
Resistance --
Lost in the Gospels --
Pray and grow rich --
The God within --
The city on the hill.
Responsibility: Ross Douthat.

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Traces the decline of Christianity in America since the 1950s, posing controversial arguments about the role of heresy in the nation's downfall while calling for a revival of traditional Christian practices.

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""Bad Religion" is superb: sharply critical of the amazing variety of American religious pathologies, but fair; blunt in diagnosis, but just; telling a dark tale, but telling it hopefully. For those Read more...

 
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