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  • Book Review: Best Place to Start
    on Jul 1, 2011
    The Early Church – Henry Chadwick Penguin (1993) Topic: Church History, Patristics Summary: Overview of the history of the Church in the patristic period Rating: The resurgence of interest in Church history, while opening many to the riches of...
  • What Happened to All Those Reviews??
    on Jun 30, 2011 in Site News
    You may have noticed that the reviews formerly posted have been removed. This is in keeping with my plan as outlined in my previous post. Most will be edited and reposted in the future to reflect the developments in my own views (there are no major c...
  • Reviving the Christian Book Reviews Blog
    on Jun 28, 2011 in Site News
    With Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc., blogs have become a bit passe. Of course, being someone whose tastes are more geared towards a bygone era, its very obsolescence only enhances its appeal for me. However, there is something more at work: I miss...
  • What Happened to All Those Reviews??
    on Jun 22, 2011 in Site News
    You may have noticed that the reviews formerly posted have been removed. This is in keeping with my plan as outlined in my previous post. Most will be edited and reposted in the future to reflect the developments in my own views (there are no major c...
  • Reviving the Christian Book Reviews Blog
    on Jun 20, 2011 in Site News
    With Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc., blogs have become a bit passe. Of course, being someone whose tastes are more geared towards a bygone era, its very obsolescence only enhances its appeal for me. However, there is something more at work: I miss...
  • What Happened to All Those Reviews??
    on Jun 13, 2011 in Site News
    You may have noticed that the reviews formerly posted have been removed. This is in keeping with my plan as outlined in my previous post. Most will be edited and reposted in the future to reflect the developments in my own views (there are no major c...
  • What Happened to All Those Reviews??
    on Jun 12, 2011 in Site News
    You may have noticed that the reviews formerly posted have been removed. This is in keeping with my plan as outlined in my previous post. Most will be edited and reposted in the future to reflect developments in my own beliefs. This will allow me to...
  • Reviving the Christian Book Reviews Blog
    on Jun 11, 2011 in Site News
    With Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc., blogs have become a bit passe. Of course, being someone whose tastes are more geared towards a bygone era, its very obsolescence only enhances its appeal for me. However, there is something more at work: I miss...
  • Reviving the Christian Book Reviews Blog
    on Jun 11, 2011 in Site News
    With Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, etc., blogs have become a bit passe. Of course, being someone whose tastes are more geared towards a bygone era, its very obsolescence only enhances its appeal for me. However, there is something more at work: I miss...
  • Book Review: A Tale of Two Books
    on Oct 26, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    The Death of Evolution: Restoring Faith and Wonder in a World of Doubt – Jim Nelson Black Zondervan (July 2010) Topic: Science and Nature Summary: Case against Darwinian theory of natural selection Rating: When you title your book “The De...
  • Book Review: The Conservative Revolutionary
    on Oct 21, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    William F. Buckley (Christian Encounters) – Jeremy Lott Thomas Nelson (August 2010) Topic: Biography Summary: The life of William F. Buckley and its intertwining with his faith Rating: When William F. Buckley first burst into public life with &...
  • Book Review: Year of Attempting to Live Like Jesus
    on Oct 18, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    The Year of Living like Jesus: My Journey of Discovering What Jesus Would Really Do – Edward G. Dobson Zondervan (September 2009) Topic: Biography Summary: Author recounts his attempt to “live like Jesus” Rating: Partially motivated...
  • Book Review: When God Says No
    on Oct 15, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    A Place of Healing: Wrestling with the Mysteries of Suffering, Pain, and God’s Sovereignty – Joni Eareckson Tada David C. Cook (September 1, 2010) Topic: Biography Summary: Author writes of her current struggles with pain Rating: One of t...
  • Book Review: Moderate but Not Always Realistic
    on Oct 12, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    My Hope for Peace – Jehan Sadat Free Press (March 24, 2009) Topic: Islam Summary: The widow of former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat describes her hopes for future peace and a voice for a moderate Islam Rating: Jehan Sadat is a genuinely likabl...
  • Book Review: Answering Questions with Speculations
    on Oct 9, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    Sacred Desire: Growing in Compassionate Living – Nancy K. Morrison & Sally K. Severino Topic: Psychology Summary: Case for our being hardwired for spirituality Rating: I found “Sacred Desire” an often frustrating book for numer...
  • Book Review: Biography of a Biography
    on Oct 5, 2010 in Biography
    John Bunyan (Christian Encounters) – Kevin Belmonte Thomas Nelson (March 2010) Topic: Biography Summary: Description of the events in the life of John Bunyan leading to the writing of The Pilgrim’s Progress Rating: John Bunyun’s ...
  • Book Review: Face to Face with the Bogeyman
    on Oct 3, 2010 in Islam
    Saved by Her Enemy: An Iraqi Woman’s Journey from the Heart of War to the Heartland of America – Don Teague & Rafraf Barrak Howard Books (March 2010) Topic: Islam Summary: An Iraqi woman comes face-to-face with her “enemy.̶...
  • Book Review: We’re Going to Be With Who When We Die?
    on Sep 29, 2010 in Atheism
    Between a Church and a Hard Place: One Faith-Free Dad’s Struggle to Understand What It Means to Be Religious (or Not) – Andrew Park Avery (March 4, 2010) Topic: Atheism Summary: Non-religious parent confronting the religious impulses of...
  • Book Review: Wrestling with the Legend
    on Sep 26, 2010 in Miscellaneous
    Saint Patrick (Christian Encounters) – Jonathan Rogers Thomas Nelson (March 2010) Topic: Biography Summary: Life of Saint Patrick Rating: To be honest, I did not have much in the way of expectations for Jonathan Rogers’ Saint Patri...
  • Book Review: Some of My Best Friends Are Christians
    on Sep 23, 2010 in Christian Culture
    In the Land of Believers: An Outsider’s Extraordinary Journey into the Heart of the Evangelical Church – Gina Welch Metropolitan Books (March 2010) Topic: Atheism, Christian Culture Summary: A Christian goes undercover to Thomas Road Ba...
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