By Dr. Dale V. Slaght
He files within the first booklet, A story of 2 Cultures-Then, the roots of Christianity in Asia Minor via following the lives of Josiah of Bethany and a few of his descendants via a number of generations in the historical-fiction style. during this regard, this e-book is a sequel to his 2015 booklet, Roll Away the Stone—Lazarus: the remainder of the tale. He bargains with the query of Christian martyrdom and the style within which the early church handled heresies, between different concerns. He solutions the query why and the way did Christianity overcome paganism.
Flip the ebook over and you'll find the second one publication, A story of 2 Cultures-Now. right here he compares the ethical and religious tradition within which early Christians lived to that which obtains within the united states this present day. Will our ethical and religious decline lead america to an inevitable decline and fall as did Rome? He solutions the questions how Christians may still reply to persecution at the present time and what will we examine from our heritage, and what we will be able to do, with God’s hand, to opposite our downward ethical and religious trajectory as a country? He calls American Christians to WAKE UP!
Dr. Slaght is a retired U.S. overseas carrier Officer with thirty-two years of provider for either the Departments of trade and nation. His paintings entailed the help and promoting of U.S. advertisement pursuits and he in general labored out of U. S. embassies and consulates within the following international locations: Mexico, Canada, Russia, Germany, Panama and Uruguay. He spent the 1970-71 educational yr in Ecuador doing Ph.D. study lower than the auspices of the association of yankee States. The yr prior to his retirement in 2004, he taught at George Mason collage in Fairfax, Virginia, as a part of its “diplomat-in-residence” application. Dr. Slaght earned the Bachelor of Arts measure from japanese collage in St. Davids, Pennsylvania; the grasp of foreign Affairs from Columbia collage in long island urban; and the general practitioner of overseas provider from the yankee collage in Washington, D.C. he's an evangelical Christian, an energetic member of The Gideons overseas, and the previous President of the overseas Church Ministries association. He and his spouse, Joan, have been happy to were one of many founding households of the Munich foreign group Church in Germany in 1986, which continues to be lively at the present time. He and Joan are pleased with their 3 grownup sons, grandchildren, and gifted and loving daughters-in-law. Dr. Slaght and his spouse survive a twenty-acre pastime farm close to Statesboro, Georgia, the place they develop pecans, blueberries, and infrequently a couple of diversified greens. They inventory their 2.5 acre pond with fish for his or her fishing acquaintances and do conflict with the opposite pond’s A story of 2 Cultures-Then 202 population, particularly beavers and otters. He performs golfing two times per week 12 months around and sings usually within the 100-plus member First Baptist Church choir. He and Joan dwell a blessed lifestyles. this is often Dr. Slaght’s moment booklet. the 1st, entitled Roll Away the Stone—Lazarus:The remainder of the tale, used to be released through Xulon Press in 2015.
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A Tale of Two Cultures-Then A Tale of Two Cultures-Now: Persecution of Early Christians and How They Responded How Christians Should Respond to Persecution Today by Dr. Dale V. Slaght