By Robert M. Price
A critique of recent evangelicals.
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Enroth, Edward E. , and C. Breckinridge Peters, The Jesus People (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1972), p. 162. 7. Daniel B. Stevick, Beyond Fudnamentalism (Richmond, VA: John Knox Press, 1964), p. 188; see also Keith Miller and Bruce Larson, The Edge of Adventure (Waco, TX: Word Books, 1977), pp. 171. 8. ] Campus Crusade for Christ, 1971), pp. 6, 14-16. 9. Tim LaHaye, Ten Steps to Victory over Depression (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1974), p. 18. 10. John R. Rice, When A Christian Sins (Chicago: Moody Press, 1954), p.
In fact, it will take us less time to explain this "soft" religious line since it is almost pure negation of the hard religious line. First of all, the softliners repudiate the notion that conversion to Christ eliminates problems. O. Quentin Hyder, in The Christian's Handbook of Psychiatry, says, "it is absolutely untrue that Christians cannot or should not become mentally ill. "  Consequently religious answers are not always enough. Bruce Larson quite openly says that "worship, prayer, Bible study, and a genuinely pious life" are not enough.
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Beyond born again : toward evangelical maturity by Robert M. Price