Title: Dr. Gregory Boyd's Myth of a Christian Nation: A Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal
Author: John Teller
Specifications: 68 pages; 6.0 in. x 9.0 in., perfect paperback, full color cover, black & white interior
Price: $5.99 (paperback); $1.99 (eBook)
Paperback: ISBN (13): 978-1-68109-015-3
Kindle: ISBN (13): 978-1-68109-016-0
ePub: ISBN (13): 978-1-68109-017-7
In his best-selling book, The Myth of a Christian Nation, Dr. Gregory Boyd, a widely-respected theologian and pastor, argues that the church was established to serve the world with a Christ-like love that is diametrically opposed to the pursuit of political power. Christians are called to manifest a “kingdom of the cross” that impacts culture through self-sacrificial love, not the Romans 13 “kingdom of the sword” that impacts culture through coercive force.
Dr. Boyd's radical separatism leaves committed Christians with no choice other than to abandon the civic realm. His is a call to effect change through spiritual disciplines, such as prayer, not by taking up the reins of government to exercise “power over” others. For Boyd, there is no room for Christians to serve in government or any of its arms, including the military or police.
At last—there is now a reply, refutation and rebuttal to Dr. Boyd’s treatise and conclusions, which result from misunderstandings of fundamental biblical principles and the selective treatment of Scripture. In this volume, John Teller sets forth a systematic reply to each of Dr. Boyd’s arguments against Christians’ participation in civil government, the military and other civil institutions. This reply and rebuttal to Dr. Boyd’s treatise shows that far from being called to eschew the “power over” kingdom of the sword, Christians are called to be God’s co-laborers in redeeming the kingdom of sword, just as they are called to transform every other aspect of the fallen creation.
Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal Series™
The Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal Series™ of Time Books™ publishes monographs and treatises that reply to contemporary perspectives on political, philosophical and religious issues.
Complete your collection with the following titles:
- Dinesh D’Souza’s What’s So Great About America: A Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal
- Dr. Greg Boyd’s Myth of a Christian Nation: A Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal
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- Dr. H. M. Baagil’s Muslim-Christian Dialogue: A Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal
- The Communist Manifesto of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: A Reply, Refutation and Rebuttal
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