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January Book Giveaway: Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey
January 05, 2005
As promised, I bring to you today the January book giveaway. Each month, for as many months as I can convince authors to sign and send their books to me, I will be giving away two copies of a Christian book autographed by the author.
This month I am proud to offer two copies of Total Truth by Nancy Pearcey. Nancy is best known for her previous book How Now Shall We Live co-authored with novelist Harold Fickett and Chuck Colson. She has also previously written The Soul of Science. In 1991 she became the founding editor of “BreakPoint,” a daily syndicated radio commentary program, and continued as the program’s executive editor for nearly nine years, heading up a team of writers. Under her leadership, the program grew into an influential organ for teaching a Christian worldview perspective on current events, with an estimated weekly audience of five million. She was also policy director and senior fellow of the Wilberforce Forum, and coauthored a monthly column in Christianity Today for five years. You can read more about Nancy and Total Truth here.
Here is a description of what you will find in Total Truth:
Does God belong in the public arena of politics, business, law, and education? Or is religion a private matter only—personally comforting but publicly irrelevant?
In today’s cultural etiquette, it is not considered polite to mix public and private, or sacred and secular. This division is the single most potent force keeping Christianity contained in the private sphere—stripping it of its power to challenge and redeem the whole of culture.
In Total Truth, Nancy Pearcey offers a razor-sharp analysis of the public/private split, explaining how it hamstrings our efforts at both personal and cultural renewal. Ultimately it reflects a division in the concept of truth itself, which functions as a gatekeeper, ruling Christian principles out of bounds in the public arena.
How can we unify our fragmented lives and recover spiritual power? With examples from the lives of real people, past and present, Pearcey teaches readers how to liberate Christianity from its cultural captivity. She walks readers through practical, hands-on steps for crafting a full-orbed Christian worldview.
Finally, she makes a passionate case that Christianity is not just religious truth but truth about total reality. It is total truth.
The draw is free and has no strings attached. It is open to anyone capable of typing their name and email address (this is not one of those North America-only ones). There is an incentive program for those who refer others to the draw.