A Different Gospel has 5 ratings and 1 review: Published by Hendrickson, Paperback. A Different Gospel (). 20 Apr When Hendrickson released D.R. McConnell’s A Different Gospel, it seemed as though this “definitive work” had. This updated edition features a foreword by Hank Hanegraaff and an afterword by McConnell. Softcover from Hendrickson. A Different Gospel () .

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A Different Gospela book for the heart and the mind, is must reading for those who seek reliable information about the Word of Difffrent movement.

A Different Gospel – Christian Research Institute

All the while, drawing on biblical doctrine to provide a Word of God based approach and perspective of the Faith Movement that establish Faith theology as a different gospel. This updated edition features a foreword by Hank Hanegraaff and an afterword by McConnell.

The scholarly community has long debated the Faith movement, and several have reviewed D.r.mcconnlel work. Even if we grant that the effects of such ideas are similar, the root cause is quite different. From their Gnostic view of revelation, deistic view of God, demonic view of Jesus, and metaphysical view of salvation, the doctrines of the Word of Faith movement trace their errancy to the syncretistic blending of metaphysical thought with biblical doctrine.

Specifically, McConnell draws attention to the Doctrine of Identification, which details the two deaths of Jesus, the “spiritual death” followed by the “physical death.

A Different Gospel – D. R. McConnell – Google Books

However, efforts have failed between Hagin and Copeland, and in the eyes of many, Kenneth Copeland is the “new” father of the Faith movement. McConnell, The Sower 8, no. McConnell, a Charismatic minister and graduate of Oral Roberts University, seeks to disclose the true father of the Word of Faith movement and its inherently cultic roots of origin through his work, A Different Gospel. For the metaphysical cults God is an impersonal principle. McConnell capitalizes on the plagiarism of Kenyon by Kenneth Hagin to assert that the founding principles and doctrines originated with Kenyon.


In order to show this, McConnell systematically discredits the often referred to father of the faith, Kenneth Hagin, as founder through numerous instances of plagiarism and dependence on the principles derived by E. If you do not have the reader, click on the ‘Get Acrobat Reader’ button to obtain it. When Preaching to the Choir is a Good Thing. However, this thought fails to reveal the distinct differences between the two doctrines and never clearly identifies what is purely faith teaching.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Nathan Anderson rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Specific conversations with the lead pastor of one previous church reveal that much of the “heretical” teaching of the past has been acknowledged by the Hagin’s and numerous conferences held to correct flawed teaching.

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McConnell See larger photo Retail: Central to the focus of the work are McConnell’s efforts to prove that both the “roots and the fruits” of the Faith movement teach a different gospel contrary to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Metaphysical cults view God as an impersonal principle and not as a personal being that operates by faith that Faith theology teaches. The work specifically addresses biblical errors that followers of the Faith movement would likely be able to associate with and learn the truth of the doctrine and its inherent fallacies.

A Different Gospel: Updated Edition

This new and revised edition is complete with a foreword by Hank Hanegraaff, author of Christianity in Crisisand a new afterward by D. McConnell did graduate work at Oral Roberts University in theological and historical studies.

Specially for those, like me, that was at one time in the Pentecostal church because this is moving into them very quickly. Please do yourself a favor and read this book as soon as you possibly can. As a minister I learned so much I never knew from this incredibly in depth book.


Having been a member of a Word of Faith Church previously, McConnell’s book has raised additional questions and answered many others for this reviewer. Roxanne Price marked it as to-read Feb 26, Critical to this point is the author’s revelation of the Kenyon Connection. A Different Gospel D. But McConnell takes it further and demonstrates that Kenyon fits neither the Pentecostal nor Wesleyan-Holiness movements of his day.

Vivi marked it as to-read Jul 02, No trivia or quizzes yet. McConnell dedicates a chapter d.r.mcconnlel each of the founding doctrines of the movement: As such, McConnell’s lack of neutrality on the subject raises concern on the solidarity of the connection to metaphysical cultic practices.

McConnell does well to demonstrate how this syncretism and Hagin’s dependence on Kenyon’s work emulates through the Faith movement as evidenced through their doctrines. Review of A Different Gospel, by D.

Truly, any further critique of the Faith movement will have to build on what McConnell has done.

Want to Read saving…. You gy learn why. Through well- documented research, he begins to reveal the major departures from Christian Orthodoxy. While good intentions abound amongst the Faith movement, McConnell details that these heretical doctrines continue to lead towards cultic practices and a serious departure from Christian orthopraxy. Specifically, were all if any of the cultic ties present in the Faith churches attended?

McConnell argues that due to the similarities between Faith teachings and Metaphysical teachings that they are inherently the same doctrine.

Lech Gajdzica rated it really liked fospel Mar 18, Do you like what you are seeing? No eBook available Amazon. Jesse L marked it as to-read Dec 12,