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Book Review: Unchristian by David Kinnaman

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Unchristian

Merriam-Webster define Unchristian as:
\-ˈkris-chən, -ˈkrish-\
adjective 1 :not of the Christian faith 2 a:contrary to the Christian spirit or character b:uncivilizedbarbarous (http://i.word.com/idictionary/unchristian)
In Unchristian, Kinnaman investigates the 16-29 year Olds perception of Christians. First he analyzes Barna research and statistics, and then he discusses why it matters. The responses are not flattering. Words like anti-homosexual, judgmental, hypocritical, and too political are among the recurring themes from those interviewed. 
"What are Christians known for? Outsiders think our moralizing, our condemnations, and our attempts to draw boundaries around everything. Even if these standards are accurate and biblical, they seem to be all we have to offer. And our lives are a poor advertisement for the standards. We have set the gameboard to register lifestyle points; then we are surprised to be trapped by our mistakes. The truth is we have invited the hypoc…

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