The New Self-Centered Gospel 06/18/2013

Luhrmann, a psychological anthropologist at Stanford University, did years of research within the Vineyard movement and discovered a Christianity that was more therapeutic than theological.

"She provocatively suggests that American evangelicalism has scripted a new narrative, reformulating both problem and solution.

"The [new] problem is human emotional pain and the human's own self-blaming harshness;" the gospel is that "God loves you, just as you are, with all your pounds and pimples."

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