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Kevin DeYoung reviews Richad Stearns’s The Hole in Our Gospel—the Evangelical Publishing Association’s 2010 Book of the Year.

Kevin prefaces his review in this way:

There are many more positives I could highlight about Stearns and his book than get included in my piece. The nature of the review and the word count meant that I had to dive right into my objections. But this doesn’t mean people can’t be very helped, encouraged, and even inspired by this book. If I were writing the review over again I would do more to celebrate all the good Stearns is calling us to do. My concerns are not with the heart motivation, nor with the ends, but with the thinking and rhetoric that is sometimes used to get from the heart to the ends.

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