Minister, Marilyn Knott, Applies Biblical Values to Modern Social Issues in New Book, “Houses Divided”

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Uniting Branches of Christianity

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Both the church and the state are being divided by issues that impact small numbers of people.

Retired minister and former government employee, Marilyn Knott believes that Christian’s varied stances on modern social issues have weakened the faith.

Her new book, “Houses Divided” challenges Christian churches to put aside their differences and begin conversations that will bring them together as one in Christ. The book addresses hot button issues such as gun control, homosexuality, mental health, abortion and immigration.

“Both the church and the state are being divided by issues that impact small numbers of people,” Knott said. “This makes it easy to scapegoat certain populations or actions without most of us having to grapple with any changes in our personal lives.”

“Houses Divided” stresses that the Christian church has always been called to oneness in Christ and oneness with all the people God created.

“Houses Divided: A Letter to the Churches of the USA on Church and State”
By Marilynn Knott
Price: $12.99
ISBN: 978-1-4808-0367-1    
Available at: Amazon, Archway and Barnes and Noble online bookstores

About the Author
Marilynn Knott worked in public human services for thirty-five years, primarily in administration. She then became a commissioned minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) serving as an assistant minister. She now works with justice ministries and continues writing. Knott lives in Oklahoma City, near her extended family.


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