The Secret, a 216 page book, written by Rhonda Byrne was published in November, 2006. Since then it has turned into a publishing phenomenon and what "could be the fastest-selling book of its kind in the history of publishing" (Newsweek). Oprah Winfrey and Larry King have dedicated entire shows to talking about it, and as a result it has rocketed to the top of the best seller list.
Well, there are some serious problems with the book and DVD by the same title. The book claims to offer its readers the secret "to everything - the secret to unlimited joy, health, money, relationships, love, youth: everything you have ever wanted." As Don Whitney points out, The Secret is nothing other than the "Name It and Claim It, Positive-Confession, Prosperity Theology (minus God and the Bible), built on a foundation of New Age self-deification."
"The Secret: Ten Problems I Have with Rhonda Byrne's Best Seller" by Charlie Campbell
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Millions of people today say, “I’m not religious, but I am spiritual.” Many of them have left behind the religions they were raised in and adopted several new beliefs being promoted by Deepak Chopra, Oprah Winfrey, and others. Several of these beliefs come from what is known as “new age spirituality” or more recently, just “the new spirituality.” But are the beliefs really new? Will humans be reincarnated after death? Are we one with the universe? Are there no moral absolutes? Are all religions equal? Are humans divine? Charlie Campbell answers these questions and others in a visual presentation recorded before a live church congregation in San Juan Capistrano, California. 53 minutes. 2018 edition.