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Hollow Faith : How Andy Griffith, Facebook, and the American Dream Diluted the Gospel (Paperback)
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This book for youth leaders, pastors, and parents looks deep into the mirror of pop and church culture and asks the difficult, and often maddening, question, “Are those things we produce and consume defining us?” Author Stephen Ingram explores these themes of moralism, deism, meism, consumerism, pluralism, and therapeutic religion of pop culture, as well as current sociological and psychological data.
Hollow Faith separates the values of the gospel from the cultural norms that have domesticated them including:
- How we believe we should act (The Andy Griffith Show)
- How we want to be known (Facebook)
- What we aspire to become (the American Dream)
Ingram says that once we recognize these serious shifts in our faith, we can begin to have discussions, develop plans, and form actions to reclaim the vibrant, life-giving faith of the Bible. Includes a Parents Guide in the back.