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The American Evangelical Relationship with God

Hour 2:           How and why do evangelicals have a different experience of God than other religious groups? We’ll find out this hour with Stanford University Psychological Anthropologist T.M. Luhrmann. She writes about her extensive study of the American evangelical community in the new book “When God Talks Back: Understanding the American Evangelical Relationship with God” (Knopf, 2012).

  • John

    Susan B. Anthony summarized my experiences best when she said, “I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.”  The lady who prayed to God about whether or not to leave her apartment is a perfect example of this phenomenon. 

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