Reversing the Sandman Effect:: Cultural Apologetics Today

Thursday, 02 Aug 2007

In his regrettably overlooked book, The Gravedigger File, Os Guinness portrays the subversion of the North American church using a literary method similar to C. S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters. (1) In a series of memos a senior intelligence agent trains his successor in the spiritual warfare of undermining Christian impact. Each memo describes a successful strategy to be emulated. One of them he calls "The Sandman Effect." According to this tactic, the junior spy must learn to fool Christians into thinking only the mind matters. This puts them ...

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