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Understanding the Culture

A Survey of Social Engagement

A Survey of Social Engagement



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What difference would it make if we consistently applied a biblical framework to today's most challenging issues such as gender identity, abortion, technology, and poverty? In Understanding the Culture, a volume from the Summit Worldview Library series, Dr. Jeff Myers issues an invitation to engage the world based on God's intended design. Combining story, personal reflection, and biblical insight, Myers not only demonstrates for readers what they can learn from Christian history, but also why today's issues might not be as they seems. He them through the significant topics that affect them every day, offering biblical ideas for conversing with others in an increasingly hostile culture.

This capstone book to a groundbreaking worldview trilogy equips readers to apply a bold Christian witness to their relationships with loved ones, neighbors, and colleagues.

About the Author:

Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries.
As an educator and entrepreneur, Dr. Myers has become one of America’s most respected authorities on youth leadership development. Focus on the Family founder James Dobson referred to him as “a very gifted and inspirational leader.” Evangelist Josh McDowell called him “a man who is 100% sold out to preparing the next generation to reflect the character of Christ in the culture.” Through his speaking engagements and media appearances Dr. Myers has become a fresh voice offering humor and insight from a Christian worldview. He is the author of 14 books, including Understanding the Faith, Understanding the Times, and Understanding the Culture textbooks which are studied by tens of thousands of students. Dr. Myers holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Denver. He continues to engage college students and adult learners by serving as a trustee of Colorado Christian University and through a Signature Leadership Course offered by the Lumerit Corporation, which serves the training needs of many Fortune 100 companies. Jeff and his wife Stephanie and their family live in Colorado.

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