Living On Our Heads: Righting an Upside-Down Culture [NOOK Book]

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Cultural disorientation has become pandemic. Children act like adults and adults act like children. Mother Earth is worshiped but motherhood is despised. Free speech may get you free room and board in jail. Life is denied and death is affirmed. Dictators are treasured but duly elected leaders are treated with contempt. Honest men are smeared while thugs are celebrated.

Our nation suffers from an epidemic of “upside-down thinking” and we are poorer and weaker for it. That is the ...

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Living On Our Heads: Righting an Upside-Down Culture

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Overview

Cultural disorientation has become pandemic. Children act like adults and adults act like children. Mother Earth is worshiped but motherhood is despised. Free speech may get you free room and board in jail. Life is denied and death is affirmed. Dictators are treasured but duly elected leaders are treated with contempt. Honest men are smeared while thugs are celebrated.

Our nation suffers from an epidemic of “upside-down thinking” and we are poorer and weaker for it. That is the central premise of this new book by Rod Parsley. With a tone that is mildly satirical, Parsley uses humor and good-natured mockery liberally to poke fun at the absurdity of the twisted positions held by so many cultural elites.

Good and evil, right and wrong, tragic and heroic--these were at one time well-defined terms in our cultural lexicon. Yet what was then obvious has now become obscure, and it requires an unashamedly bold and independent observer to point out just how upside down we have become. Rod Parsley not only describes a culture that has lost its way but also provides a way forward upright and facing true north. 

 


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616383954
  • Publisher: Charisma Media
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 440 KB

Meet the Author

Rod Parsley is the author of more than fifty books, including his most recent New York Times best seller Culturally Incorrect. An international speaker for the past thirty years, Parsley has appeared on such media outlets as ABC’s World News Tonight, Dateline NBC, CNN’s Larry King Live, Fox News Channel, The Dennis Miller Show, and CBS Morning News. In addition, he has been featured in such publications as the New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, the Washington Post, and TIME magazine. His daily television program is viewed by millions worldwide. He is the president and founder of the Center for Moral Clarity and the founder and senior pastor of World Harvest Church in Columbus, Ohio, where he resides with his wife, Joni, and their two children, Ashton and Austin.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

Part 1—Bad Guys are Good/Good Guys are Bad

Overview

1. Fawning Over Thugs

2. Dishonoring Our Heroes

3. A Good Man, Slimed

4. American Idolatry

5. Stuck in the 60’s

6. Blaming the Victim: Israel as Scapegoat

7. Phony Outrage

10. Summary

 

Part 2—Death is Life/Life is Death

Overview

1. Virtuous Abortion.doc

2. “Mr. Fox, Your Order of Stem Cells is Ready”

3. If This is Mercy, I’d Hate See Your Vengeance

4. Trample the Poor/ Pretend to Save the Earth

5. Silent Summer

6. The Global War Against Baby Girls

7. What Genocide?

8. Sterilized for the Planet

9. Summary

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