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What Are the Most Popular Books of All Time? (Infographic)

Here is a nifty infographic courtesy of Lovereading that shows visually the most popular books of all time. The titles of these most popular books of all time are: Odyssey (Homer) Quran (or Koran) Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare) Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes) King James Bible Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe) Dream of the Red …

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J.B. Phillips’ The New Testament in Modern English Revised Edition: Book Review

A Little Background My Studies I am preparing for a new series of sermons and leading a small group through the Gospel of Luke. Right now I’m refreshing my big picture understanding – so I’ve just finished reading through the entirety of Luke in J.B. Phillips’ translation. It occurred to me that this translation is …

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Book Review: Devote Yourself to the Public Reading of Scripture (Jeffrey D. Arthurs)

I received a copy of Jeffrey D. Arthurs’ Devote Yourself to the Public Reading of Scripture: The Transforming Power of the Well-Spoken Word as part of Kregel Academic & Ministry Blog Tour Service which provides free copies of new releases to bloggers in exchange for a review of the book. I have just finished this …

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The History Channel’s The Bible Mini-Series (Part 1).

I don’t have cable – so I don’t watch a lot of The History Channel. I do respect some of the programming that comes out of the channel, but my limited exposure to its “documentaries” on Biblical/Christian topics has raised serious concerns about their accuracy and fairness in dealing with this subject matter. That said, …

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Opinion: Is Philadelphia Biblical University Dancing with Satan?

Updated 5/1/12: Added to references section blog articles by Thom Turner and Jamie Gleason on the name change. Introduction In 2001 I left my home in Westerlo (New York) and took up residence in Souder Dormitory at Philadelphia College of Bible (PCB). The next year the name would change to Philadelphia Biblical University (PBU). In …

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Study Bibles.

Introduction This post is a review of the currently available study bibles. These are English translations of the Old and New Testaments found in the Christian Bible that include notes, maps, cross-references, and other features that delineate them as a “study” bible. At the time I performed this aggregation (1/16/12) there were 1,127 results for …

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