Two Days Remain For Authors To Enter Athanatos Christian Ministries' 2013 Christian Writing Contest

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All entries for poetry and short story divisions must be received by Monday, March 18th.

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The deadline for writers to submit material for the poetry and short story divisions of Athanatos Christian Ministries (ACM) 2013 Christian Writing Contest is Monday, March 18, 2013. The contest is an outgrowth of ACM’s desire to develop a genre of fiction that might be called ‘literary apologetics.’

Apologetics is the defense of the Christian faith. Literary apologetics would be the use of fiction and story to communicate the Gospel and the world view associated with it. In this way, many readers might receive the Christian message and consider it whereas they might distrust it if presented propositionally.

ACM Executive Director, Anthony Horvath says, “ACM is an apologetics ministry, but one that encourages as many ‘methods’ as possible to defend the faith.” He adds, “Arts and literature are areas where the secular community used to reign supreme. However, this is changing, and ACM aims to facilitate that change. This writing contest is part of that strategy.”

For entry information and complete contest details, please visit the official contest site.

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