Saving Truth: Finding Meaning and Clarity in a Post-Truth World

Saving Truth: Finding Meaning and Clarity in a Post-Truth World

by Abdu Murray


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Increasingly, Western culture embraces confusion as a virtue and decries certainty as a sin. Those who are confused about sexuality and identity are viewed as heroes. Those who are confused about morality are progressive pioneers. Those who are confused about spirituality are praised as tolerant. Conversely, those who express certainty about any of these issues are seen as bigoted, oppressive, arrogant, or intolerant.

This cultural phenomenon led the compilers of the Oxford English Dictionary to name "post-truth" their word of the year in 2016. How can Christians offer truth and clarity to a world that shuns both?

By accurately describing the Culture of Confusion and how it has affected our society, author Abdu Murray seeks to awaken Westerners to the plight we find ourselves in. He also challenges Christians to consider how they have played a part in fostering the Culture of Confusion through bad arguments, unwise labeling, and emotional attacks.

Ultimately, Saving Truth provides arguments from a Christian perspective for the foundations of truth and how those foundations apply to sexuality, identity, morality, and spirituality. For those enmeshed in the culture of confusion, the book offers a way to untangle oneself and find hope in the clarity that Christ offers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310562047
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 147,222
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Abdu Murray (JD, University of Michigan) is North America director of RZIM, a regular speaker at churches and on college campuses, and host of the radio program and podcast Embrace the Truth with Abdu Murray. A scholar in residence at the Josh Mc Dowell Institute of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, he is the author of many articles and two books, including Grand Central Question.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding the Culture of Confusion

1. Post-Truth and the Blossoming of the Culture of Confusion
2. Confusion about Human Freedom: The Fuel for the Culture of Confusion
3. Confusion and the Church: The Seduction of a Post-Truth Mindset
4. Confusion and Consequences: The Fruit of the Culture of Confusion

Part 2: Bringing Clarity

5. Clarity about Human Dignity
6. Clarity about Freedom, Sexuality, and Identity
7. Clarity about the Role of Science and the Life of Faith
8. Clarity about Racial Reconciliation
9. Clarity about Religion and Pluralism
10. Clarity about Rights, Responsibilities, and Freedom

Conclusion: The Clarity of Hope

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