Blogging for Books- “Culture Shift” by R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Have you been looking for a book to help you engage with a number of current or recent events and issues? As long as you are not looking for much more than an introduction, this will be a great book for you. Al Mohler tackles a broad range of topics in this book. They run the gamut from public law to terrorism to natural disasters to retirement and many other topics as well. This is a book of essays so if you are looking for a book with a single thesis and a traditional structure you won’t find that in this book. What you will find is a helpful introduction and engagement with a number of difficult issues from a Christian perspective.

What works-

  1. Easy to read without being simplistic
  2. A good introduction to Christian thinking on a wide variety of pertinent topics
  3. The short essays are easy to digest and make this a great book to grab when you only have a few spare minutes to read because you can typically get through a chapter quickly
  4. Steady and firm Christian thinking on each topic presented

What doesn’t work as well-

  1. These are introductory essays. If you are looking for more depth you will be disappointed.
  2. A stronger introduction and conclusion to tie everything together would make the book feel less disjointed

Overall, this book is definitely worth picking up if you want a good introduction to Christian thinking on a number of tough recent issues but it is weakened slightly by a lacking introduction and an absent conclusion.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher. I was not required to write a positive review.


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