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Sin bravely : a joyful alternative to a purpose-driven life

Author: Mark Ellingsen
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2009.
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Mark Ellingsen dares you to go ahead and sin bravely! In this refreshing and unique read, he challenges the religious legalism pervasive throughout American evangelicalism today and encourages a new understanding of what it means to be both a Christian and a human being. Beginning with the first theological analysis of Rick Warren's brand of Christianity, this book exposes the burdens and narcissism that  Read more...
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Ellingsen, Mark, 1949-
Sin bravely.
New York : Continuum, 2009
(DLC) 2008045476
(OCoLC)231585778
Named Person: Rick Warren
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Ellingsen
ISBN: 9781441128331 1441128336 9781501301957 1501301950
OCLC Number: 676695849
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 148 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Why it's more fun to be brave in your sinning --
Rick Warren and American Christianity : what's good and what's bad --
How purpose-driven living can lead to a life that's all about you : the burden of self-centeredness --
An Augustinian re-education about sin : relevant genetic data --
An introduction to brave sinning : a God-centered life --
Brave sinning makes for a joyful life! : neurobiological data --
How brave sinning could change American life --
Conclusion: Sin bravely!
Responsibility: Mark Ellingsen.
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Demonstrates that awareness of sin is shown to lead to freedom and joy, as the pressure is removed to do and be good all the time. This book intends to clarify why the lifestyle of brave sinning and  Read more...

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