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Church: Why Bother?

This book confirmed my growing uneasiness with Yancey’s recent writings.  Having enjoyed older books such as Disappointment With God, it now seems to be Yancey’s mission to be as accepting of all points of view as possible while strongly criticizing his conservative background.  Speaking of Catholics and Russian Orthodox, “For them the sacrament of communion, […]

The Amble Man Who Saved My Faith

9/3/01 CT article by Philip Yancey This article, taken from Yancey’s new book, Soul Survivor, is his praise of G.K. Chesterton’s writings.  His praise goes too far.  It is one thing to appreciate a man’s conservative writing (which I also share) in a way in which we may appreciate Rush or Dr. Laura, but quite […]