personal narrative and reflection with famous examples, e.g.,
how Dostoyevsky ``came alive'' when he experienced "death'' by a
firing-squad shooting blank bullets, Campolo analyzes the modern
problem of pervasive apathy.
He proposes a
cure through Christian faith committed to building God's
kingdom; he knows that faith conquers doubt by becoming loving,
childlike, passionate, and receptive.
His chapters on
``coming alive'' to God, nature, and while making a living are
good, but those on marriage are worth the price of the book.
challenges its readers to embrace passionate Christian living in