Reasons to Believe

Reasons to Believe : One Mans Journey Among Evangicals and the Faith He Left Behind

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Born again at sixteen, John Marks later abandoned his faith. In Reasons to Believe he attempts to cross a deep cultural barrier to understand those who now condemn his way of life. He speaks at length with missionaries, political activists, theologians--the rich and powerful, the poor and broken, and the pastors who have turned small congregations into megachurches. The result is a remarkable, intimate portrait of evan-gelicals, one of the most influential forces in America today, and the unforgettable story of how a lapsed believer came to terms with his faith.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 373 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 33.02mm | 294.83g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0060832770
  • 9780060832773

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"Marks gives us a stunning glimpse of American evangelicalism in all its variety."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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