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The Magic Man in the Sky: Effectively Defending the Christian Faith: Book Review (Author: Carl Gallups)

On the 25th I wrote a number of books I picked up for the Amazon Kindle that were on sale. One of them was Carl Gallups’ The Magic Man in the Sky: Effectively Defending the Christian Faith. I used to be big into apologetics, but haven’t done much reading in this area recently – this …

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Christianity Today’s Grappling with the God of Two Testaments

I subscribe to Christianity Today and recently my subscription arrived in the mail. I was immediately taken with the cover consisting of an intermixing of 1 Samuel 15:2-3 (Old Testament) and Luke 6:27-31 (New Testament): “This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘But I tell you who hear me: love your enemies,” I will punish the …

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Book Review: Eros Defiled (Author: John White).

Warning: This post contains a review and discussion of White’s book Eros Defiled. As such it includes some fairly frank discussion of sexual sin and is inappropriate for some younger audiences. The book itself is much more frank than this post and should be read by the discerning and mature reader. White has no desire …

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A Painting by Bernt Notke

Reimagining Church (Chapter 1) (Frank Viola) – An Interaction (Part 2).

You can find introductory material and the introductory/preface interaction here. Without further delay… Chapter 1. Reimagining the Church as an Organism. “The church we read about in the New Testament was ‘organic.’ By that I mean it was born from and sustained by spiritual life instead of constructed by human institutions, controlled by human hierarchy, …

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His Dark Materials Trilogy Book Review (Author: Philip Pullman).

I’m Impressed Philip Pullman is a master in the literary genre. I have rarely read novels with such beauty and depth. His Dark Materials is a trilogy of works including the books The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. These works are rather recent but already deserve to be considered among the …

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