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The book Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity, by Nancy Pearcey, and published by Crossway Books, 2004, is the winner of the 2005 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Gold Medallion Award for best book in the category of "Christianity and Society." The book has been endorsed by many Christian leaders, indicating that Pearcey has touched a sensitive nerve and has made a clarion call for Christians everywhere to come out of their self-imposed isolation from much of what is going on in our culture. Click here for a press release about the book. Click here for the table of contents of the book. Click here for the Forward of the book. Click here for excepts from chapter 2 of the book. Click here for the index of the book. Click here for a web site about the book.
Nancy Pearcey is a serious student of Christianity and culture, and has been a journalist on the subject for many years. She formerly was an agnostic. But she studied the Christian worldview at the famous L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland, which at the time was led by Francis Schaeffer. She has written many journal articles, and authored or co-authored several books, the most noteworthy ones are this one, Total Truth, Saving Leonardo, and The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy. She has also spoken widely at universities, at science laboratories, to governmental leaders, etc. For more details, click here for the Pearcey Report web site.