R. Albert Mohler Jr (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is the Joseph Emerson Brown Professor of Christian Theology and President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, one of the largest seminaries in the world. Dr. Mohler has been recognized by influential publications such as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. In fact, Time.com called him the reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S. Dr. Mohler hosts a daily live nationwide radio program on the Salem Radio Network. He also writes a popular blog and a regular commentary on moral, cultural and theological issues. He is a frequent guest on national and international news outlets and is a popular preacher, teacher and lecturer. He is also the author of Cultural Shift: Engaging Current Issues with Eternal Truths; Preaching: The Centrality of Scripture and most recently The Disappearance Of God.
"From grade inflation to global calamities, Albert Mohler is a
steady guide. From the psychological coddling of the American ego
to the hollowing of the American conscience, Mohler is
unremittingly clear-headed. From Nineveh to New Orleans, Mohler
holds the mirror at a blazing fortyfive-degree angle between heaven
and earth. The burning light of divine wisdom illumines a hundred
shadows of our
human folly. And at the center of the blaze is the mighty cross of Jesus Christ defining the final meaning of everything. I thank God for Albert Mohler."
--JOHN PIPER, pastor for preaching and vision, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN
"Al Mohler is a unique gift to the church. His writing combines
penetrating theological discernment and insightful cultural
analysis with a passion to faithfully proclaim the gospel of Jesus
Christ. I'm delighted that Al's wisdom is now available in this
book. May it be the first of many."
--C. J. MAHANEY, Sovereign Grace Ministries "We all know, as Dorothy said to Toto, that 'we are not in Kansas anymore.' But how to apply the deep truths of our Christian faith to a culture that seems to be transmogrifying before our very eyes, well, that's perhaps the most difficult question facing the church today. In this well-written book, Al Mohler surveys the landscape and offers insight and wisdom that helps us do just this. A manifesto for responsible
--TIMOTHY GEORGE, founding dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University and senior editor of Christianity Today
"Thoughtful Christians seeking to engage the culture from a well-informed and thoroughly bibilical perspective will find an impressive resource in this new work by R. Albert Mohler. Culture Shift is an outstanding contribution, which I heartily recommend."
--DAVID S. DOCKERY, president, Union University "Dr. Albert Mohler brings his intellectual brilliance, moral wisdom, and theological insight together in a book that belongs on the shelf of anyone who is interested in both understanding the shifting sands of morality in our culture and how to deal with it. If you are in that category this is a must read."
--JAMES MERRITT, pastor of Cross Pointe Church, Duluth, GA, and host of Touching Lives media ministry "Understanding our culture is a matter of Christian responsibility. Culture Shift helps us to do that and do it well."
--DANIEL L. AKIN, president, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC