Well formed and knowledgeable response to the dangers of the emergent movement. Anyone wanting to know more about the true nature of the emergent church and its ramifications on the church biblically would do well to give this text a read through.
Excellent book on the emergent church. I got my first exposure to the emergent church through this book. The different styles of the book made it rather entertaining. Definitely a good book for those who wanting to try to understand the emergent church.
The emergent church in general gets both Christian theology and history wrong, making up their own personal "God narratives" as they go.This book answers the questions posed by the emergent/emerging movement with sound scriptural reasoning.If your church High School or College group shows Rob Bell videos, turn them off and study this book instead. I cannot recommend it highly enough.
I heard the authors interviewed on the radio and decided to buy their book. I am glad I did. They provided thought-provoking analysis from Biblical, church history and logical standpoints but in a very readable, accessible manner. Some of the footnotes are even humorous.
This is a very good book explaining and addressing the issues of the Emerging/Emergent movement. If you are a layman and not up and up on deep theology, I suggest this book totally. It tackles the issues in a way that anyone can understand who has a basic knowledge of the faith. I'd also say that those who identy themselves as 'Emergent' should read this is it is by two guys are very charitable yet fair in their reading of the movement. Excellent book.