The Politically Incorrect Jesus: Living Boldly in a Culture of Unbelief

The Politically Incorrect Jesus: Living Boldly in a Culture of Unbelief

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Overview

Jesus. He is admired and ridiculed, embraced and rejected. If you want to provoke controversy and emotional discussion, just mention His name.

Jesus was inclusive when He welcomed all the weary and burdened to come to Him and experience the love of His Father. But He was not open-minded when it came to the truth. He stated that He was the truth. And this flies in the face of current politically correct thought.

In Politically Incorrect Jesus, Joe Battaglia exposes the intellectual dishonesty of political correctness and presents Jesus as the model for embracing a counter-cultural faith, which empowers us to be salt and light. Be bold and stand firm in your faith when the culture demands you stand down. 


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781424549818
Publisher: BroadStreet Publishing Group, LLC
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 - 10 Years

About the Author


Joe Battaglia is the founder and president of Renaissance Communications, a media company specializing in the production and syndication of radio programming, media consulting, and creative promotions. Joe has been involved in the promotion of successful hit movies to the faith-based marketplace, such as The Passion, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe, The Polar Express, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous, Soul Surfer, Son of God, God’s Not Dead, and Heaven Is For Real. Highly active in the Christian music industry, Battaglia served on the board of Gospel Music Association (GMA) for 19 years, was chairman of the National Christian Radio Association (NCRS) for 14 years, and currently sits on the boards of the Walter Hoving Home in Garrison, NY and the WAY-FM Radio Network. He still lives in New Jersey, and can be found at times hanging around street corners with old friends singing doo-wop songs, because that’s where Jesus might be if He were around today. 

Table of Contents

Foreword Eric Metaxas 11

Introduction 13

1 The Culture War 17

2 Diversity, Jesus-Style 23

3 March of the Trojan Horses 27

4 Renaming Christmas 33

5 Common Ground 41

6 Of Mice and Media 49

7 The Indigestion of Entertainment 55

8 The Obvious Will Become Obvious 61

9 The Upside-Down Kingdom 67

10 Guilt by Association 73

11 The Common Sense of Counter Culture 79

12 Golden Rules or Golden Calves? 89

13 Security in an Insecure World 93

14 The Shape of Sin 99

15 Steak from the Sacred Cow 105

16 God, Gardens, and Green Zones 111

17 Parable of the Fertilizer 117

18 The Freedom in Limitations 121

19 Power to the People 127

20 Independence Day 133

21 The Psyche of the Second Coming 141

22 The Poker Gospel 147

23 The Burning Question of the Burning Bush 153

24 A Vagrant Faith 159

Endnotes 165

Acknowledgments 167

About the Author 169

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