Here’s Why I Wrote My New Book, “Bully Pulpit”

Michael J. Kruger

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February 20, 2023


Since the release of my new book, Bully Pulpit: Confronting the Problem of Spiritual Abuse in the Church (Zondervan, 2022), I have done a ton of podcasts. Some of the most enjoyable have been with Collin Hansen at Gospelbound podcast, Warren Cole Smith at World Magazine, and Sean McDowell and Scott Rae at Think Biblically podcast.

But in nearly all these podcasts, the first question I get is: “Why in the world did you, as a NT scholar, write a book about spiritual abuse?”  And that’s a fair question. Nearly all my prior publications have been fairly academic and mostly on text/canon issues.

So, here’s a video giving my answer to this question!


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