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By Robert M. Price

Pastor Rick Warren’s The Purpose-Driven existence has been either a commercially profitable most sensible vendor and a generally influential ebook within the Christian group. As a rejoinder to the fundamentalist assumptions of Warren’s ebook, Robert rate, a biblical pupil, a member of the Jesus Seminar, and a former liberal Baptist pastor, deals this witty, considerate, and certain critique. Following the concise forty-chapter constitution of Warren’s booklet, Price’s point-counterpoint procedure emphasizes the significance of cause in knowing life’s realities in preference to Warren’s devotional viewpoint.
Price, who was a born-again Christian in his adolescence, is in a special place to provide an appreciation of the knowledge that Warren stocks whereas while not easy a lot of his details. specifically, fee takes factor with Warren’s use of various scriptural quotations, demonstrating what percentage of them have little to do with the issues Warren is making an attempt to make. an incredible component of the booklet indicates that the preferred evangelical proposal of "a own dating with Jesus Christ" is totally with none scriptural basis.
Besides feedback, cost additionally presents many persuasive arguments for using cause as a device for constructing ethical adulthood and an clever, life like standpoint on life’s highs and lows. eventually, the reason-driven lifestyles bargains a more healthy, replacement method of knowledge and motivation, says cost, than the simplistic solutions and feel-good emotionalism on the center of Warren’s prescription for all times.

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