Welcome to the front lines. Everywhere we turn, battle lines are being drawn—traditional marriage vs. gay marriage, pro-life vs. pro-choice, personal freedom vs. governmental protection. Seemingly overnight, culture has shifted to the point where right and wrong are no longer measured by universal truth but by popular opinion. And as difficult conversations about homosexuality, abortion, and religious liberty continue to inject themselves into our workplaces, our churches, our schools, and our homes, Christians everywhere are asking the same question: How are we supposed to respond?
Let David Platt, in the Counter Culture Scripture and Prayer Guide, take you on a thirty-one-day tour of the pressing issues of our day and how Christ would have us respond to them. This guide includes instructions on how to lead a month-long group discussion about these issues, as well as thirty individual daily Bible readings. Don’t let the winds of this culture push you and your family around. Throughout the next thirty-one days, take time to build your life on the truth of God’s Word.
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Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world–for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book.
Cultures of the West stands apart from other textbooks in a variety of ways, the first being thematic unity. What did people think and believe, throughout our history, about human nature, the right way to live, God, the best forms of government, or the meaning of human life? Rather than maintaining a single interpretive stance, author Clifford R. Backman relies upon a consistent set of questions: What did people think and feel throughout the centuries about politics, science, religion, and sex? How did they come to their positions regarding the right way to live? Backman’s many years of experience in the classroom have informed his approach–students respond to engaging questions more than they are inspired by facts.
New to This Edition
* A more comprehensive treatment of Western Europe, with fuller coverage of the Middle Ages, the French Revolution, and the world wars
* A new Chapter 9: The Expansive Realm of Islam, 30-900 in Volume 1 and two fewer chapters in Volume 2 for a more course-friendly periodization
* Consistent treatment of women and gender in the central narrative
* New chapter introductions and conclusions
* New marginal headings that identify key events and developments
* An expanded map program featuring twenty-four new maps
* A new Prologue: Before History in Volume 1 and the combined edition
* Updated scholarship
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In the first edition of the Bancroft Prize-winning Entertaining Satan, John Putnam Demos presented an entirely new perspective on American witchcraft. By investigating the surviving historical documents of over a hundred actual witchcraft cases, he vividly recreated the world of New England during the witchcraft trials and brought to light fascinating information on the role of witchcraft in early American culture. Now Demos has revisited his original work and updated it to illustrate why these early Americans’ strange views on witchcraft still matter to us today. He provides a new preface that puts forth a broader overview of witchcraft and looks at its place around the world–from ancient times right up to the present.
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