Robb, Edmund W. & Robb, JuliaBETRAYAL OF THE CHURCH Crossway Books; 296 Pgs. 1986 1986 0891074031 / 9780891074038 Paperback Good Paperback. Good. THE BETRAYAL OF THE CHURCH is the alarming story of how the leaders of the mainline denominations have abandoned the gospel of Jesus Christ in favor of the religious & political ideology of the Left. Its message of apostasy and the possibility of renewal in the mainline churches is of vital concern to every christian in America.