Category Archives: Bible

Book Review: Sonnets (R.D. Laing)

Sonnets, by R.D. Laing This book is not quite as clever or engaging or original as the author thinks it is.  Indeed, this book, although short, is still padded considerably to reach its length, as if the author wanted to … Continue reading

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Ὁσάκις γὰρ ἂν

Under what circumstances do we keep the Passover?  To be sure, most of us will be keeping the Passover this coming year under different circumstances than we normally do.  At least in my own experience since being baptized slightly more … Continue reading

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On The Importance Of Exhausting The Possible Space

Yesterday during the sermonette portion of services for our local congregation, which has been meeting remotely during the current Coronavirus crisis, a video played to support camp.  It is expected that the camps will be open at some point during … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elizabethan Demonology

Elizabethan Demonology:  An Essay in illustration of the belief in the existence of devils, and the powers possessed by them, as it was generally held during the period of the Reformation, and the times immediately succeedings; with special reference to … Continue reading

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Book Review: They Shall Expel Demons

They Shall Expel Demons:  Expanded Edition, by Derek Prince [Note:  This book was given free of charge by Chosen Books in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Whether or not it is a good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sabbath: Restoring The Sacred Rhythm Of Rest

Sabbath:  Restoring The Sacred Rhythm Of Rest, by Wayne Muller This book was disappointing.  On the positive side, it is to the author’s credit that he views the Sabbath as a liberating practice rather than something that impoverishes and diminishes … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sabbath Day Of Eternity

Sabbath Day Of Eternity, by Aryeh Kaplan There is a fundamental flaw of logic at the heart of this book.  The author writes about the Sabbath from a Jewish perspective, specifically from the erroneous premise that the Talmud springs from … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sabbath Question Illustrated

The Sabbath Question Illustrated, by a Roadside Enquirer In reading this book I was struck by the melancholy reflection that evangelical Christianity has tended to have a bad reputation in England but a better one in the United States.  There … Continue reading

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Book Review: Refiner’s Fire

Refiner’s Fire:  The Struggle And Triumph Of John The Baptist:  Tools For Navigating Doubt, Reclaiming Faith, And Discovering The Gospel All Over Again, by Rachel Starr Thomson [Note:  This book was given free of charge by the author in exchange … Continue reading

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Book Review: Essays One

Essays One, by Lydia Davis There is always something intriguing about reading the essays of someone whose other works one is entirely unfamiliar with.  Since one comes in with no expectations, one is free to examine the author’s small works … Continue reading

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