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Mass media and technology are exploding. Popular entertainment relentlessly pushes the envelope. Biomedicine stretches ethical boundaries. Political issues shift with the polls.  Christian orthodoxy is questioned on every front.
The world in which you live is undergoing a major cultural transformation—one leading to a widespread lack of faith, an increase in moral relativism, and a rejection of absolute truth.
In Culture Shift, Dr. R. Albert Mohler—one of today’s leading Christian thinkers and spokespersons—addresses these and other tough topics clearly, biblically, and passionately:
· The effect of the “digital deluge” on individuals and families
· The truth about terrorism
· Christian parents and public schools
· The rise of an aggressive “new atheism”
· The abortion debate
Here is trustworthy help for developing a comprehensive Christian worldview…based on timeless truth.


“From grade inflation to global calamities, Albert Mohler is a steady guide. From the psychological coddling of the American ego to the hollowing of the American conscience, Mohler is unremittingly clear-headed. From Nineveh to New Orleans, Mohler holds the mirror at a blazing fortyfive-degree angle between heaven and earth. The burning light of divine wisdom illumines a hundred shadows of our
human folly. And at the center of the blaze is the mighty cross of Jesus Christ defining the final meaning of everything. I thank God for Albert Mohler.”
—JOHN PIPER, pastor for preaching and vision,Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN

“Al Mohler is a unique gift to the church. His writing combines penetrating theological discernment and insightful cultural analysis with a passion to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ. I’m delighted that Al’s wisdom is now available in this book. May it be the first of many.”
—C. J. MAHANEY, Sovereign Grace Ministries

“We all know, as Dorothy said to Toto, that ‘we are not in Kansas anymore.’ But how to apply the deep truths of our Christian faith to a culture that seems to be transmogrifying before our very eyes, well, that’s perhaps the most difficult question facing the church today. In this well-written book, Al Mohler surveys the landscape and offers insight and wisdom that helps us do just this. A manifesto for responsible
Christian engagement!”
—TIMOTHY GEORGE, founding dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University and senior editor of Christianity Today

“Thoughtful Christians seeking to engage the culture from a well-informed and thoroughly bibilical perspective will find an impressive resource in this new work by R. Albert Mohler. Culture Shift is an outstanding contribution, which I heartily recommend.”
—DAVID S. DOCKERY, president, Union University

“Dr. Albert Mohler brings his intellectual brilliance, moral wisdom, and theological insight together in a book that belongs on the shelf of anyone who is interested in both understanding the shifting sands of morality in our culture and how to deal with it. If you are in that category this is a must read.”
—JAMES MERRITT, pastor of Cross Pointe Church, Duluth, GA, and host of Touching Lives media ministry

“Understanding our culture is a matter of Christian responsibility. Culture Shift helps us to do that and do it well.”
—DANIEL L. AKIN, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC

From the Hardcover edition.

About Dr. R. Albert Mohler

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr. is president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary, available at Dr. Mohler has been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and The Washington Post, and has appeared on programs such as NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. has called Dr. Mohler the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.” He lives with his wife and two children in Louisville, Kentucky.

Product Details

208 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Aug 16, 2011

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

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It’s time for Christians to engage their culture: Boldly, biblically, rationally, and passionately.

 Click here to download chapter one of Culture Shift.

A leading Christian thinker offers a rational yet passionate exploration of today’s cultural concerns, enabling you to remain faithful to Christ as you stand up and speak out for truth.

Click here to download chapter one of Culture Shift.

By Bri Poster

Each of our individual views of the world have been infiltrated by mass media and their assumptions of the world in which we live. Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr. introduces us to a less biased approach of how to look at the world in which we live. In opening with comparing the City of Man and the City of God, Mohler makes a convincing argument that while our world is important, it shouldn't be our main focus, yet while it shouldn't be our main...

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By Steve Adler

Al Mohler's first full-length book should be required reading for Christians hoping to understand cultural issues and how to respond biblically. In Culture Shift Mohler has expanded on many of his past blog posts - a blog that deals in this very subject. An expert (of sort) on the subject, Mohler has written an excellent primer on Christians and cultural issues such as terrorism, abortion, public schools, and racism. Though not exhaustive,...

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By Randy Mann

If "Kansas" is a former time in our country where a Judeo-Christian understanding and ethic were largely understood and accepted, we are certainly not there anymore. That being the case, it is incumbent upon Christians to understand today's current cultural situation and to know how to live within, and respond to, that current situation in a way that is biblical. Albert Mohler (President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,...

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By David Norman

Dr. Al Mohler recently re-released a series of essays â?" revised and expanded â?" that speak directly to the issue of Christian response and involvement in culture. Culture Shift seeks to speak to a wide swath of cultural issues â?" from education and natural disasters to technology and the establishment clause â?" with Dr. Mohlerâ??s characteristic wit, wisdom, and biblical foundation. Leaving no stone unturned, he addresses the issues that...

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By Chris Aiken

Culture Shift is a thoughtful and challenging collection of essays written by the author that address numerous areas of cultural interest. Addressing â??"shiftsâ? in the moral view of issues like the law, political correctness, terrorism, education, evolution and others, Mohler offers an informed perspective on the changes occurring in how Americans view these issues. The book, written from a Christian worldview, addresses culture...

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