Category Archives: Christianity

Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Women In The Bible For Dummies

Women In The Bible For Dummies, by Rev. John Trigilo Jr. and Rev. Kenneth Brighenti This book, one of several in this series and others like it I have read [1], and I have to say that I was somewhat … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost Women Of The Bible

Lost Women of the Bible:  Finding Strength & Significance Through Their Stories, by Carolyn Custis James I must admit that I greatly liked this book, enough that if I can find a reasonably priced volume it would be well worth … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Dawn Of Christianity

The Dawn Of Christianity, by Robert J. Hutchinson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone who reads a lot of histories of the early Church [1], … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ten Women Of The Bible

Ten Women Of The Bible:  One By One They Changed The World, by Max Lucado with Jenna Lucado Bishop This book, plain and simple, is a cash grab.  Perhaps at some point Max Lucado was a good writer, but at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Miriam’s Well

Miriam’s Well:  Stories About Women In The Bible, by Alice Bach and J. Cheryl Exum In reading a book like this, I wonder why it it exists.  This is not to say that the book is bad, exactly.  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twelve Extraordinary Women

Twelve Extraordinary Women:  How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants To Do With You, by John MacArthur Having read books by the author before [1], I was prepared to like this book.  But I must confess … Continue reading

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Under Intense Scrutiny

One of the gentlemen in our local congregation gave an excellent sermon yesterday on the parable of the talents [1] and on some of its many implications.  Among the more intriguing things he said was that commentators of the Bible … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: James

Mastering The Basics:  James, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This is the only one of the entire series [1] I have read by the authors that was not about the epistles of Paul, and that alone gives this study … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mastering The Basics: 1 Corinthians

Mastering The Basics:  1 Corinthians, by Lyman Coleman and Richard Peace This particular volume is the biggest of the series [1], about 120 pages, twice as long as the other volumes in the series.  Bigger is not always better, and … Continue reading

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