Nothing scary here. This is typical New Age utopian pablum, or good and basic nourishment for the spiritual infants and toddlers. Also, liberal theologians and revisionists will find some tidbits and morsels confirming their own findings. This book was just published. Bunick has long foreseen great things for the new millennium and by 2010 he expected social transformation to a new tolerant, loving world filled with universal compassion to have occurred. What happened to that? He offers no explanation. This is mostly a rewritten, revised, lighter version of the previous book, IN GOD'S TRUTH, published in 1998. In this new book he appeals to his followers to save Christianity by introducing (his) God's Truth into the churches. Bunick claims legitimacy for his revised version of scripture by the fact that the apostle Paul speaks through him. (Personally I find the Sylvia Moss version of Paul more credible.)
I haven't done any research on Bunick, but based on these two books his intentions seem genuinely benign. So, I could say "the more Bunicks in this world, the better." As far as the hope for future change goes, fundamentalism is entrenched, alive and well: the Christian variety mostly in the Americas and Africa, the Hindu variety in India, the Zionist variety in Israel and the Islam (Jihadist) variety just about anywhere. Liberal theology, progressive spirituality, religious humanism and interfaith/ecumenical tolerance flourish mostly behind the scenes, lacking media attention. No doubt New Age, New Thought and Oprah Winfrey can take credit for contributing to greater spiritual curiosity and openmindedness, at least in North America. Europe seems entrenched in atheistic humanism and scepticism towards anything supernatural.
So, Bunick and many other New Age "gurus" (at least those who avoid becoming cult icons) CAN contribute to defusing extremism and fostering brotherhood. Their teachings CAN provide personal guidance and comfort. However, by us pressing forward with alternate scriptures and gospels (e.g. A Course in Miracles, The Urantia Book, God Speaks, In God's Truth, Conversations with God, Dianetics) there is a fragmentation in the effort to reform the old, traditional--dare I say legitimate?--religions. What I like about the old religions--at least within each denomination--is that "what you see is what you get" (including warts and all). With New Age there are innumerable major conflicts and contradictions from one proponent and teaching to the other. As a movement there is a lack of united effort. There is a concentration on personal spiritual advancement and illumination but a lack of concern with charity, benevolence, good works and selfless sacrifice. My guiding principle regarding prophets and where GOD'S TRUTH can best be found is Matthew 7:20, as attributed to Jesus: "After all then, by their fruits, shall ye find them out." (EBR) or "Therefore, you will fully know them by their fruits." (DBY) Or, as some say "The proof is in the pudding." It is not so much exactly how we get there (by which methods or beliefs), it's what good we accomplish that counts.