A revealing account of a universal spirituality that has infiltrated much of the church today. This book exposes subtle strategies to compromise the gospel message with Eastern mystical concepts cloaked under the wrappings of contemplative prayer and "the silence."
From the back cover:
Ray Yungen, author, speaker and research analyst has studied religious movements for the last twenty years. His love for Jesus Christ and for people and his exuberance for life are reflected in his writing. He is also author of For Many Shall Come In My Name.
"Is contemplative prayer really a vehicle to a closer walk with God? You may be very surprised who the prime pawns are in this spiritually dangerous deception." -Cecil Andrews, Take Heed Ministries, Northern Ireland
"Those involved in contemplative prayer have departed from the Biblical teaching on prayer and have incorporated Eastern religious elements that are directly in conflict with Scripture." -H. Wayne House, Distinguished Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies, Oregon Theological Seminary
"Goes to the heart of pagan spirituality and courageously asks how this false approach is deeply affecting the evangelical church ... I recommend this book without hesitation." -Peter Jones, Author of Pagans in the Pews
"A vital resource for understanding our times, for recognizing deception and for resisting today's most enticing distortions of truth. I recommend this book to all." -Berit Kjos, Kjos Ministries
"Provides a sobering overview of how far the Christian church has been influenced by the deception of the New Age movement." -Roger Oakland, Understand the Times
"I especially appreciate Yungen's warnings about the influence of mysticism on contemporary evangelical spirituality." -Dr. Donald S. Whitney, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
"The reader will be warned of false teachers and of those within the evangelical camp who have been so influenced. I will have my students study this book. A fine addition to contemporary literature that challenges us today." -Robert W. Wright. Ph.D., Professor of World Religions and Cults, Western Baptist College
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