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Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood by [Nate Larkin]
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Samson and the Pirate Monks: Calling Men to Authentic Brotherhood Kindle Edition

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Length: 224 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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About the Author

Nate Larkin, a former pastor who earned his M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, is now a freelance writer and speaking coach, as well as the founder of The Samson Society.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Currently in vogue is "the Christian Men's Movement," a reaction to the perceived feminization of Christianity and an attempt to help men realize their God-given missions in the world. Using the biblical Samson as a model, Larkin offers "The Samson Society," a coming together of evangelical men to encourage and help each other on the road to a full Christian life. Though blessed with great strength and a pleasing physique, Samson suffered from moral lapses and a lack of clarity about his mission. In the end, this would be his undoing. Larkin uses Samson's story to show how he and his fellow churchmen—the "pirate monks" of the subtitle—must focus more fully on the moral and ethical challenges of being a Christian, and less on the physical and the superficial. Describing themselves as loners, wanderers and liars, these men set out to correct their shortcomings and align themselves with what they perceive as God's true plan for their lives. Included is a plan for Christian men to begin their own Samson Society. Written in a breezy, comfortable style, Larkin offers a workable plan for men to identify their spiritual dysfunctions, though he offers little that hasn't been said by other proponents of the Christian men's movement. (Feb. 20)
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 658 KB
  • Language: : English
  • Print Length : 224 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • ASIN : B002H3MRS6
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson (Feb. 18 2007)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Simultaneous Device Usage : Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 135 ratings
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