In We Cannot Be Silent R. Albert Mohler provides clear insight into much that surrounds the current sexual revolution.
Mohler in this book traces back the origins of the current revolution to forces and policies which have served to undermine a true understanding of marriage in our culture and the church. Mohler makes it clear that in many ways evangelicals do bear much responsibility for the erosion of marriage because of the almost universal acceptance of such views as no fault divorce. In this book the continuing evolution of the sexual revolution is developed, highlighting where what is most frightening of all, the removal of marriage as an institution from society. What is at stake is the very foundation of society, the family unit which those in the sexual revolution are seeking to redefine.
Mohler’s work is not merely descriptive in the concluding chapters of this book he calls the church to a return to a biblical understanding of marriage. We are living in times where liberties that were once assumed to be guaranteed have become threatened as the influence of the sexual revolution grows, an issue Mohler clearly addresses. His final chapter addresses many of the hard questions faced by Christians who seek to maintain a biblical understanding of marriage and human sexuality.
As always Mohler speaks clearly and authoritatively on a key issue of our day. It would be foolish of any church leader not to read this book and avail themselves of Mohler’s thoughtful reflection and research. This issue is not going to go away, and if you are going to be true to Scripture you will need to defend your beliefs.
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