Reading Well


The link below is to an article that looks at reading well to live well (also a book review).

For more visit:
https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/reviews/reading-well/

William Paul Young and ‘Lies We Believe About God.’


The link below is to a book review and assessment of the theology of ‘Lies We Believe About God,’ by William Paul Young.

For more visit:
https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/book-review-lies-we-believe-god-william-paul-young

Not My Review: Manual of Church Order, by John L. Dagg


At the BookShelf

The link below is to a book review of the ‘Manual of Church Order,’ by John L. Dagg.

For more visit:
http://www.9marks.org/books/book-review-manual-church-order-john-l-dagg

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Not My Review: Reclaiming the Sufficiency of Scripture, by Rob Rienow


At the BookShelf

The link below is to a book review of ‘Reclaiming the Sufficiency of Scripture,’ by Rob Rienow.

For more visit:
http://www.9marks.org/books/book-review-reclaiming-sufficiency-scripture-rob-rienow

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Not My Review: The Kind of Preaching God Blesses by Steven J. Lawson


At the BookShelf

The link below is to a book review of ‘The Kind of Preaching God Blesses,’ by Steven J. Lawson.

For more visit:
http://www.challies.com/book-reviews/the-kind-of-preaching-god-blesses

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Book Review: Humble Orthodoxy – Holding the Truth High Without Putting People Down, by Joshua Harris


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‘Humble Orthodoxy – Holding the Truth High Without Putting People Down’ by Joshua Harris is a relatively new release, having been published on the 2nd April 2013, by Multnomah Books. I have the Kindle edition, which is available at Amazon and is linked to at the bottom of this review – other editions are linked to from that page. It is a relatively short work at just 96 pages, so it won’t take an extended commitment to read it.

The foreword is written by J. D. Greear, a senior pastor at The Summit Church in Durham, North Carolina and author of ‘Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary.’ The foreword is only short, which given the overall size of the book is probably a good thing, however it is a good quick read. I quite liked his thoughts concerning the Pharisees and Pharisaism, both of which are still in existence…

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Book Review: Killing Calvinism – How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside, by Greg Dutcher


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Killing CalvinismI have started reading ‘Killing Calvinism – How to Destroy a Perfectly Good Theology from the Inside,’ by Greg Dutcher. This book was released by Cruciform Press in June 2012, so I have been reading a new book for a change. Generally I read books that were written many years ago, often several centuries ago, so this was a bit unusual for me. It was however the title of the book, along with a review that I had read somewhere, that drew my attention to it and so I decided to buy it at Amazon in Kindle format.

So reading the book I quickly discovered that it was a very easy book to read, even though it dealt with a subject that was indeed crucial, timely and weighty. Calvinism is the behemoth of Christian theology, being a system of truth that epitomises the teaching of Scripture. It has produced great…

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