Cults like Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the New Age movement are ensnaring people by the millions. Why do so many flock to these perversions of Christianity? And how can we reason with them to help them see that Jesus is...
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Cults like Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, and the New Age movement are ensnaring people by the millions. Why do so many flock to these perversions of Christianity? And how can we reason with them to help them see that Jesus is the only way to eternal life? "Correcting the Cults is designed to help the reader do just that. After a thorough introduction on understanding the nature and characteristics of cults, the authors take the reader through the Bible, examining Scripture passages that cult adherents traditionally misinterpret to support and validate their own doctrines. This comprehensive, accessible, and intelligent resource is an important tool for pastors, students, and anyone who knows a cult member or someone considering a cult.
"Cults and new religions are exploding in unprecedented proportions on the American horizon."Why do so many flock to these perversions of Christianity? And how can we reason with them to help them see that Jesus is the only way to eternal life?In Correcting the Cults, Norman L. Geisler and Ron Rhodes identify and respond to the misuse of Scripture by adherents of various religions seeking validation for their own particular doctrines. After a thorough introduction on understanding the nature and character of cults, they proceed through the Bible book by book, highlighting prominent texts that have been taken out of context and misinterpreted. "Clearly, Christians must take the cultic threat seriously and learn to defend Christianity in the face of the onslaught," write the authors. This comprehensive and accessible resource will lead you into a deeper understanding of authentic Christianity and enable you to help and witness to those who have been swayed by the influence of the cults and new religions that are so prominent on the American scene.Norman L. Geisler is president of Southern Evangelical Seminary and a leading Christian apologist who has authored more than sixty books. He lives in Weddington, North Carolina.Ron Rhodes is the president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries and has written more than thirty works on apologetics and the cults. He lives in Frisco, Texas.
Dr. Norman Geisler (Ph.D., Loyola University) is author or co-author of over sixty-eight books and hundreds of articles including Christian Apologetics; Apologetics in the New Age; Answering Islam; When Skeptics Ask; When Critics Ask; The Baker Dictionary of Apologetics; Handbook of Systematic Theology (4 volumes), Chosen But Free and When Cultists Ask. He has taught at the university and graduate level for forty eight years and has spoken or debated in all fifty states and in twenty-five countries. He is the co-founder and long-time Dean of Southern Evangelical Seminary, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Ron Rhodes (Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries, is heard regularly on nationwide radio and is the author of numerous books and apologetic tracts including Christianity According to the Bible and The 10 Things You Need to Know About Islam. Most recently he has produced Complete Guide To Bible Translations.
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