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The Garlow Perspective - Books

A Christian's Response to Islam

  • Jim Garlow

The reader of this timely work by Dr. Jim Garlow will be impressed by the intensive research that has gone into its preparation. If there was ever a time that a fuller understanding of Islam-its beginnings, its objective, and its inevitable confrontations with Christianity was essential-that time was punctuated by the events of September 11, 2001. All Americans can benefit from a careful reading of this comprehensive analysis of Islam's role in world affairs, and of how Christians must react.

Cracking Da Vinci's Code

  • Jim Garlow


The controversy grows with every sale of the bestselling novel. Throughout the contemporary fictional storyline of The Da Vinci Code, author Dan Brown skillfully weaves "historical" assertions intended to shake the very foundations of Christianity:

  • Was Jesus merely human and not divine?

  • Did Jesus and Mary Magdalene marry and have children?

  • Is there a Holy Grail? If so, what is it and where can it be found?

  • CRACKING DA VINCI'S CODE is the long-awaited answer to these and other questions. Authors James L. Garlow and Peter Jones present compelling evidence that Brown's assertions are not only historically inaccurate, but may also contain a hidden agenda.


    God and His People

    • Jim Garlow

    From the early days of the church to the present, believers faithfully practiced and passed on their faith generation to generation. The courageous, the visionaries, the martyrs all contributing to a faith that endures. This thrilling panoramic account reads like a best-selling novel full of miraculous intervention, tragedy, intrigue and ultimate triumph. Dr. James L. Garlow takes a sweeping look through the past 1900 years at God and His faithfulness to His People. Every believer who reads God and His People will look with anticipation for the unfolding of God's next chapters.

    The Secret Revealed

    • Jim Garlow


    The Secret Revealed examines the claims of the No.1 New York Times Bestseller entitled The Secret by Rhonda Byrne.

    Written by Garlow and Marschall, it is being published by FaithWords of Nashville. FaithWords (formerly owned by Time Warner) is owned by Hachette, the fourth largest publisher in the world, headquartered in France, with offices in New York and Boston.

    Rhonda Byrne's blockbuster DVD called The Secret has sold over 2 million copies since November 2006. Her book, by the same title, is reaching the 4 million mark since December 2006. The book and DVD are experiencing global success.

    Does the universe hold an age-old secret that has only recently been explained to humankind... by an Australian TV producer?

    Can such a "Secret" really be so simple - and selfish - as to consist mostly of attracting physical objects and material possessions by wishing for them more earnestly than you ever have?

    The Secret by Rhonda Byrne claims that we are, according to quantum physics, merely energy or vibrations, Thus we need to experience the correct "frequency" in order to get things from "the Universe.

    Here is her formula or, better known as "the secret:" if we just "feel happy," then we have "right thoughts" which we "emit" at the correct frequency to "the Universe" which is a "mirror" which is obligated to bounce back to us "whatever we want!" We can get new houses, new cars, even romantic friends - if we "emit" correctly. And that is The Secret!

    According to Byrne, what we think and feel determines what we receive in life. Many people, among them not a few Christians, are embracing this "philosophy" to help deal with tough times in their lives.

    But is The Secret real? Does it work? Is it good, for its readers or for humankind? What are the real motivations behind the commercial juggernaut of The Secret?

    The Secret Revealed outlines the proper attitude toward success and wealth, and not ignoring, but coming to understand, suffering and hurting, too. The Secret Revealed will explore the meaning of love, sin, thinking and faith. It examines how to establish a proper "epicenter" to our personal universe.

    One of the most helpful sections of The Secret Revealed will be the historical chart which identifies the "genealogy" of The Secret, tracing its sources: occultism's Emerald Tablet, Hinduism and Quimby's New Thought that emerged in the late 1800's.

    Most importantly is the journey from "the secret" to "the mystery." And a trip to "Mars Hill" will reveal the real God

    The book features a helpful index of Byrne's book, along with many sidebars filled with relevant information to help believers guide their friends from the errors of The Secret.