At a truthXchange think tank in 2009, one of our attendees stood up and asked with genuine distress, "What happened? How did we get here? I don't understand why my generation has such a hard time seeing all of this!" History is important, and understanding it helps us know how to speak the gospel in the world today. In this presentation, Dr. Jones presents the history of our culture's spiritual transformation from Christian foundations to a foundation of the New Spirituality, in order that that we may understand the society in which we must speak for Biblical truth.
Dr. Peter Jones is Director of truthXchange, and Adjunct Professor of New Testament, as well as Scholar in Residence, at Westminster Seminary California. He has written The Gnostic Empire Strikes Back (1992), Spirit Wars (1997), Gospel Truth/Pagan Lies (1999), Capturing the Pagan Mind (2003), Cracking DaVinci's Code (2004, co-author, James Garlow), Stolen Identity (2006) and The God of Sex (2006). Peter Jones is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America, and is married to Rebecca Clowney Jones. They have seven children and twelve grandchildren. For recreation, Dr. Jones enjoys playing jazz piano and golf. Rebecca is a writer and editor, serves on the board of the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and does some speaking for women's groups in the PCA and other churches.
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