Nairobi to Vancouver

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In this sequel to Amsterdam to Nairobi, Ernest Lefever examines the behavior of the WCC since 1975 and the reasons for its continuing revolutionary stance. He finds that its official pronouncements on international issues-from Afghanistan and nuclear arms to Nicaragua and southern Africa-have much more closely reflected the aims of the Soviet Union than those of the West. It has given nearly $7 million to revolutionary causes. Lefever concludes that the WCC has lost sight of its original spiritual and social vision.

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Ernest W. Lefever is the founding president of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. The foreword is by Edward Norman, dean of Peterhouse College and a former lecturer in history at Cambridge University.

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A prophetic book that holds to account those who set up idols in the place of the Living God. (Michael Novak)

Carefully researched and temperately presented, Nairobi to Vancouver should be on the shelf of everyone engaged in working through the problems of religion and public life today.

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