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PaT hOlliday, Ph.d. PT. 1have yOU rePlaced JeSUS aS GOd wiTh MOney GOd?
by Pastor Pat Holliday on January 16, 2010
Their churches are filled with unbelievers, dancing, cheering, laughing and sitting many times intrances, while the preacher preaches a bloodless, sin filled gospel.
As a movement rather than an organized group, there is no founder orfounding date,
The philosophical roots extend to Gnosticism. E.W. Kenyon (1860-1948)was perhaps the earliest modern exponent to blend themovement's eastern mystical and New Age elements withChristian teaching.
To some people, just the mention of E. W.Kenyon brings about a level of controversy concerning the rootsof his theology. Kenyon really didn’t receive much publicrecognition until Daniel McConnell’s book,
A Different Gospel
,was published in 1988. In McConnell’s book, Kenyon’s theologyis presumably linked to Christian Science, New Thought, andUnitarian ideas. McConnell’s book, in many ways, broughtKenyon’s suspicious dealings with cultic groups and ideas to anational, even popular level.
None. Two prominent publicationsare Kenneth Copeland's
"Believer's Voice of Victory"
E. W. Kenyon: Cult Founder or Evangelical Minister?
, by Geir Lie. Oslo, Norway: Refleks Publishing, 2003.